Song: Resting in the Shepherd's Fold in Songs of Gladness

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Published in Songs of Gladness (Copyright 1869, by J. E. Gould)

Lyricist(s):
Parsons, S. L.

Page 104
Format: Words only
Verses: 4 verses

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Go and Sow Beside All Waters

Lyrics

Verse 1
In her grave robes, calmly sleeping,
Lies our sister, still and cold;
But her spirit, angels wafted
To the tender Shepherd’s fold.
There she’s resting, there she’s resting,
Resting in the Shepherd’s fold.

Verse 2
Now within that safe enclosure,
Her pure spirit freed from cares,
In the bosom of her Saviour
She his love and favor shares,
For she’s resting, for she’s resting,
Resting in the Shepherd’s fold.

Verse 3
When on earth, our sister with us
Sang the songs of Jesus’ love;
Now, with saint and angel voices,
Sings the songs of heaven above.
For she’s resting, for she’s resting,
Resting in the Shepherd’s fold.

Verse 4
Saviour, grant us each thy blessing,
That when life with us is o’er,
We may meet out sainted sister
On the bright and peaceful shore,
Where she’s resting, where she’s resting, Resting in the Shepherd’s fold.

Notes

A note on the page indicates that this song was written for the funeral of a Sunday-school scholar.