Tune: ST COLUMBA

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

Author: Henry Williams Baker, 1868

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VERSE 1:
The King of love my shepherd is,
Whose goodness faileth never;
I nothing lack if I am his
And he is mine forever.

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

VERSE 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.

VERSE 4:
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.

VERSE 5:
And so through all the length of days
Thy goodness faileth never.
Good Shepherd, may I sing thy praise
Within thy house forever.
simple piano and congregation

recording uses hymnal chords, piano ad lib

live recording (9-22-19)

live recording (9-22-19)