Advent Hymnals

086. THE KING OF LOVE MY SHEPHERD IS

Church Hymnal 1941,


1.
The King of love my Shepherd is,
Whose goodness faileth never;
I nothing lack if I am His,
And He is mine forever.

2.
Where streams of living water flow
My ransomed soul He leadeth,
And, where the verdant pastures grow,
With food celestial feedeth.

3.
Perverse and foolish, oft I strayed,
But yet in love He sought me,
And on His shoulder gently laid,
And home, rejoicing, brought me.

4.
And so through all the length of days
Thy goodness faileth never;
Good Shepherd! I would sing Thy praise
Within Thy house forever.


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Title the King of Love My Shepherd is
Key G Major
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First Line The King of love my Shepherd is
Author H. W. Baker
Year 1941
Composer John B. Dykes
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Tune DOMINUS REGIT ME
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Chorus
Chorus Type
Subjects God the Father: Providence of God
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