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Shepherd of my Soul

This hymn about dedication to Christ is by American hymn-writer, composer and worship leader Martin (Marty) Nystrom (b. 1956). It was first published in 1988. Today copyright is owned by Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Publishing and administered by Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc.

It has been translated into a number of languages, including Afrikaans (Herder Wat My Lei), German (Hirte führe mich) and Korean.

Alternative English-language titles for it include "I Will Follow" and "We Will Follow"


A current source for the sheet music has not been found - please leave a comment below if you can suggest one.


Gospel choir with piano accompaniment

Solo singer with backing track

Instrumental version - guitar


The lyrics are still copyright, so cannot be reproduced here. But a rough outline is:
Shepherd of my soul, I give You full control.
Wherever You may lead, I will follow.
I have made a choice, to listen for Your voice.
Wherever You may lead, I will go. 
1 Be it in a quiet pasture, or by ... 
2 Be it by a flowing river, or in a quiet night ...

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