8131. The Lord Is My Shepherd

1 The Lord is my shepherd; little lambs
May safely trust His care;
I shall not want, for He will lead
To pastures green and fair.
Beside the waters safe and still,
He guides me day by day;
And in the paths of righteousness,
He gently leads the way.

2 When thro’ the valley I must walk,
Where death’s dark shadows fall,
With rod and staff Thou wilt be near,
To help me when I call.
A bounteous table Thou dost spread
Thou givest more and more;
With all the blessings of Thy love,
Behold, my cup runs o’er.

3 Thy care unceasing, I will trust,
I follow after Thee!
For Thou dost call me to Thy side,
Thy little lamb to be.
Thy goodness, mercy, love and truth,
Shall follow me each day;
And I shall dwell in God’s own house:
My shepherd says I may.

Text Information
First Line: The Lord is my shepherd; little lambs
Title: The Lord Is My Shepherd
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Meter: CMD
Language: English
Source: Bible Study Songs, by Bertha F. Vella and Daniel. B. Towner (Boston: The Pilgrim Press, 1899)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Daniel Brink Towner
Meter: CMD
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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