My Shepherd Will Supply My Need (SATB)
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Text by Isaac Watts
My Shepherd will supply my need:
Jehovah is His Name;
In pastures fresh He makes me feed,
Beside the living stream.
He brings my wandering spirit back
When I forsake His ways,
And leads me, for His mercy’s sake,
In paths of truth and grace.
When I walk through the shades of death
Thy presence is my stay;
One word of Thy supporting breath
Drives all my fears away.
Thy hand, in sight of all my foes,
Doth still my table spread;
My cup with blessings overflows,
Thine oil anoints my head.
The sure provisions of my God
Attend me all my days;
O may Thy house be my abode,
And all my work be praise.
There would I find a settled rest,
While others go and come;
No more a stranger, nor a guest,
But like a child at home.
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need was commissioned for the BYU Men's Chorus (Rosalind Hall, director), though it was never performed by the ensemble. However, the SATB version was recorded by the BYU Singers Alumni, guest directed by Prof. Hall for this recording, on the BYU Singers Alumni Hymn Project.