Words: Henry Williams Baker, 1868

Music: Irish melody, harmonized in The English Hymnal, 1906

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

Where streams of living water flow,
my ransomed soul He leadeth
and, where the verdant pastures grow,
with food celestial feedeth.

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

In death’s dark vale I fear no ill
with Thee, dear Lord, beside me,
Thy rod and staff my comfort still,
Thy cross before to guide me.

And so through all the length of days
Thy goodness faileth never.
Good Shepherd, may I sing Thy praise
within Thy house forever.
These lyrics are public domain and may be duplicated or altered freely.
simple piano and congregation

recording uses hymnal chords, piano ad lib

live recording (9-22-19)

live recording (9-22-19)