Jesus is our Shepherd
Jesus is our Shepherd. Hugh Stowell* (1799-1865).
Many of Hugh Stowell’s hymns were written for children. This one is dated 1849 by JJ, p. 1097. It was published in the 12th Edition of his Selection of Psalms & Hymns Suited to the Services of the Church of England (Manchester, 1764). It had four stanzas:
Jesus is our Shepherd, Wiping every tear; Folded in his bosom, What have we to fear? Only let us follow Whither He doth lead, To the thirsty desert Or the dewy mead.
Jesus is our Shepherd: Well we know His voice; How its gentlest whisper Makes our heart rejoice! Even when He chideth, Tender is its tone; None but He shall guide us, We are His alone.
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