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One sheep had wandered off!
The shepherd left the ninety-nine
His persistent call was soft
The sheep turned and heard him, in time
Imagine the shepherd’s joy!
In finding that one lost sheep
He carried it to join
His flock, safe in watch-keep
Then he called his neighbors
And friends to come and see!
To rejoice in his labors
Of having found his lost sheep
So, too, is the joy in heaven
When a soul enters the fold
And is rescued from sin even
What joy…when the news is told!

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