SHEPHERD OF TENDER YOUTH
Scripture: Isaiah 40:11
Time Signature: 4/4
Hymn Status: Public Domain (This hymn is free to use for display and print)
Verse 1: Shepherd of tender youth, Guiding in love and truth Thru devious ways; Christ, our triumphant King, We come Your name to sing And here our children bring To join Your praise.
Verse 2: You are our holy Lord, The allsubduing Word, Healer of strife. Yourself You did abase That from sin’s deep disgrace You so might save our race And give us life.
Verse 3: You are the great High Priest; You have prepared the feast Of holy love; And in our mortal pain None calls on You in vain; Our pleas do not disdain; Help from a-bove.
Verse 4: Forever be our guide, Our shepherd and our pride, Our staff and song. Jesus, O Christ of God, By your enduring Word, Lead us where You have trod; Make our faith strong.
Verse 5: So now, and till we die, Sound we Your praises high, And joyful sing: Let all the holy throng, Who to Your church belong, Unite to swell the song To Christ, our king!