Shepherd Me, O God (Lyrics and Chords)

Shepherd Me, O God (Lyrics and Chords) Marty Haugen (Based on Psalm 23) Chorus: Em             C      G       D       Shepherd me, O God... thumbnail 1 summary
Shepherd Me, O God (Lyrics and Chords)
Marty Haugen

(Based on Psalm 23)

Chorus:

Em             C      G       D      
Shepherd me, O God, beyond my wants,
  D/B     C           D          Em   Am G/E  A
beyond my fears, from death into life.
   
Verse 1
Em        Am           G/E             A
God is my shepherd, so nothing I shall want,
  Em          Am         G/E              A
I rest in the meadows of faithfulness and love,
  C           Am    Bm     D   Em     Am  G/E  A
I walk by the quiet waters of peace.
(Repeat Chorus)

Verse 2
Em         Am           G/E           A
Gently you raise me and heal my weary soul,
    Em          Am         G/E               A
you lead me by pathways of righteousness and truth,
   C            Am       Bm    D       Em     Am  G/E  A
my spirit shall sing the music of your Name.
(Repeat Chorus)

Verse 3
Em              Am         G/E       A
Though I should wander the valley of death,
  Em      Am        G/E           A
I fear no evil, for you are at my side,
     C            Am        Bm      D      Em   Am  G/E  A
your rod and your staff, my comfort and my hope.
(Repeat Chorus)

Bridge:
D G  C                 D       C   D  
     You have set me a banquet of love   
G              C      Am
in the face of hatred,
                 F#             B
crowning me with love beyond my pow'r to hold.
(Repeat Chorus)

Verse 4 
Em          Am           G/E          A
Surely your kindness and mercy follow me
C       D          A
all the days of my life;
C                   Bm          Am     D   Em   Am  G/E  A
I will dwell in the house of my God forevermore.

(Repeat Chorus)
Shepherd Me, O God (Lyrics and Chords)
Marty Haugen

(Based on Psalm 23)

2016 | Catholic Songbook

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