Hymn – The Lord’s my shepherd – Lyrics
Based on Psalm 23
The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want.
He makes me down to lie
In pastures green; He leadeth me
The quiet waters by.
My soul He doth restore again;
And me to walk doth make
Within the paths of righteousness,
Even for His own Name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk in death’s dark vale,
Yet will I fear no ill;
For Thou art with me; and Thy rod
And staff my comfort still.
My table Thou hast furnishèd
In presence of my foes;
My head Thou dost with oil anoint,
And my cup overflows.
Goodness and mercy all my life
Shall surely follow me;
And in God’s house forevermore
My dwelling place shall be.
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- Album: Wedding Songs - Vol 1
- Tune: Crimond
- Meter: CM
- Style: Victorian Hymn
- Lyricist: The Scottish Psalter (1650) based upon Psalm 23
- Church Year: General, Funerals, Weddings
- Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain