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4 Our foes were mighty to destroy,
5 JESUS, who mighty art to save,
6 O Captain of Salvation! make
79. Shepherd. C. M.
The Lord is my Shepherd, &c.-PSALM Xxiii.
In pastures fresh he makes me feed
2 He brings my wand'ring spirit back, When I forsake his ways;
And leads me, for his mercy's sake,
3 Yea when thro' death's dark vale I pass, Thy presence is my stay;
Thy power and thy supporting grace
4 Thy hand in sight of all my foes
5 The sure provisions of my GOD,
80. The Shepherd of his People. L. M.
I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the LORD GOD.-EZEK. xxxiv. 15.
JEHOVAH is our Shepherd's name,
2. When Satan threatens to devour,
When troubles press on ev'ry side;
3. See the rich pastures of his grace,
Where, in full streams salvation flows; There he appoints our resting place, And we may feed, secure from foes. 4 There, 'midst the flock the Shepherd The sheep around in safety lie; [dwells, The wolf, in vain, with malice swells, For he protects them with his eye.
5 Oh Lord! if I am one of thine,
The Shepherd of his People. L.M.
I am the good Shepherd: the good Shepherd giveth his life for the Sheep. 1 know my Sheep, and am known of mine.-JOHN X. 11, 14.
JESUS, the Shepherd of the Sheep!
The flock for which thy life was given ! 2 Thou saw'st them wand'ring far from Secure as if from danger free: [thee, Thy love did all their wand'rings trace, And brings them to a " wealthy place." 30 guard thy Sheep from beasts of prey, And keep them that they never stray; Cherish the young, sustain the old ; Let none be feeble in thy fold.
4 Secure them from the scorching beam!
5 0 may the Sheep discern thy voice,
6 Lord, bring thy Sheep that wander yet,
82. The Shepherd of his People. 7s. He shall feed his flock like a Shepherd: he shall gather the Lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.ISAIAH XL. 11.
HAPPY soul, that, free from harms,
2 Oh! that I might so believe,
3 Shepherd, seek thy wandering sheep,
4 Live (till all thy life I know),
83. The Strength and Righteousness of his People. C.M.
I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.PSALM 1xxi. 16.
MY Saviour, my Almighty Friend,
2 Lord, thou my trust and refuge art,