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Song: The Good Shepherd

Posted on July 9, 2010 with 0 comments
The Good Shepherd

In the morning light the shepherd arose,
Led his sheep to the pasture land,
The grass was green, the water was cool,
The shepherd watched with his staff in his hand,

If the wolves appeared, he sprang into action,
He put himself between the wolves and the herd,
He’d call to his men to pull the head together,
And be ready to attack at his word,

Day by day he delivered them safely,
He was faithful to the task,
If lamb was lost, he’d look ‘till he found it,
He cared for the first and the last,

CHORUS
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Gracious, good provider,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Loving voice of guidance,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Caring hand and helper,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Strong and steady shelter,

In the morning light, out on the interstate,
Two thieves made a get away,
The silver and diamonds hidden in the trunk,
Were tarnishing and fading away,

They couldn’t really understand it,
When the fence said he’d changed,
“I’m no longer interested in that kind of treasure,”
“I’m playing a different kind of game,”

He said, “Listen, I’ve come to my senses,”
“Instead of stealing, I’m learning to give,”
The thieves cursed him, and said he was crazy,
Sayin’, “That ain’t no way to live,”

CHORUS
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Gracious, good provider,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Loving voice of guidance,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Caring hand and helper,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Strong and steady shelter,

Calvin climbed the flagpole,
From there he could see all around,
He heard the sound of footsteps running,
Saw the repairman gagged and bound,

He crept quietly up behind him,
Whispered, “I’ll help you. Don’t be alarmed!”
He cut the ropes that bound him,
Carried him home in his arms,

He cooked a delicious fish dinner,
Made coffee and hot apple pie,
The nurse had bandaged up his wounds,
He closed his weary eyes,

CHORUS
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Gracious, good provider,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Loving voice of guidance,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Caring hand and helper,
Good Shepherd of the flock,
Strong and steady shelter,