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Easter 4: Good Shepherd Sunday

This hymn is sometimes said to be "The earliest Sunday-School hymn." It is found in the third book of Clement of Alexandria's Paedogogus where he states that he did not personally write it, but that it was an earlier Christian hymn.
Fresco of Jusus the Good Shepherd in the 2nd.-century Catacomb of Callixtus
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