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.  Jesus is our...

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