The Saviour's Constant Presence

My Shepherd is the Lord Who knows my needs

Tune: LUX BENIGNA (Dykes)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Shepherd is the Lord Who knows my needs,
And I am blest;
By quiet streams, in pastures green, He leads
And makes me rest.
My soul He save and for His own Name's sake
He guides my feet the paths of right to take.

2 Though in death's vale and shadow be my way
I fear no ill,
For Thou art near, Thy rod and staff my stay
And comfort still.
My table Thou dost spread before my foes,
My head Thou dost anoint, my cup o'erflows.

3 The goodness and the mercy that have aye
Upon me shone
Shall surely follow me through all the way
Till life is done;
And evermore Jehovah's house shall be
My dwelling-place through all eternity.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: My Shepherd is the Lord Who knows my needs
Title: The Saviour's Constant Presence
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #4458
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #4458

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support