I Just Wanna Be A Sheep

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I Just Wanna Be a Sheep, Words and Music by Brian M. Howard.

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Jacob, United Kingdom

25 October 2014 at 5:23pm

Thank you

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Jacob kennedy, United Kingdom

25 October 2014 at 5:21pm

My gran thought it was I don't want to be a sheep I was right it was I want to be a sheep

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Kathy, United States

1 October 2014 at 12:18am

IRS a cute song. the theme is you want to be like a sheep. a sheep follows his /her leader. so Jesus. says we should be like sheep and follow Him.

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Chloe, United States

17 June 2014 at 8:54pm

I learned this song at camp and I learned different lyrics

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Jerry, United States

22 April 2013 at 6:38am

I love this song and I'm only 40! If you understand the gospel of Jesus then you would understand the meaning of the simple yet great song. We actually sing it at our church from time to time.

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Emmie, United States

8 March 2013 at 2:06am

I love this song! my sister taught it to me about a year ago

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Sharon, United States

30 August 2011 at 4:37pm

Ken, John and Nathan, please read Matthew 25:31 and John 10. This is not presuming the children know how sheep and goats act. This has to do with the teachings of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd. This expands on what they have already been taught in Sunday School or religious classes.

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Kat, United States

24 August 2011 at 11:58am

"I am the Good Shephard: the Good Shephard gives His life for His sheep" John 10:11 That's why I just want to be a sheep!

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Anni, Australia

18 June 2011 at 3:52am

love the song! sing it all the time! thanx! AWESOME!

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Karen, United States

3 June 2011 at 4:24pm

I think that John and Nathan may not understand that songs can help TEACH children about things. I use this song and I teach the children about the vocabulary in the song. WE learn what the jobs were and why we don't want to be like them. If you just teach kids anything mindlessly, then you are not TEACHING. So, don't get so offended by it. I notice you are not from the USA, so it could be a bit of a cultural thing. So, I may not be understanding why you find it so offensive and If I've missed the point you are trying to make, then, I'm sorry. But, there are many times in the Bible, where we hear the various groups questioning Jesus, some make trouble for him, etc. This song is such a great way to get the kids to learn those names and start making a difference in understanding them. I do agree that kids shouldn't be taught most anything if they aren't being taught. Thanks and God Bless you all.

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Nathan, United Kingdom

27 May 2011 at 4:36pm

Sheep are known for being mindless and unquestioning followers who go with the crowd. This song teaches the children to shun other groups without learning about them and just follow their peers without asking why. A terrible song to teach young children as they are developing their curiosity and thirst for learning, it is not okay to be wilfully ignorant.

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John, United Kingdom

27 May 2011 at 1:08pm

What dreadful lyrics. Why would anyone want to indoctrinate children into mindless obedience and to turn off their inquiring minds?

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Ken, Australia

27 May 2011 at 10:56am

What an awful thing to teach children, whoever is moderating this, I'm sure it will not get through, but I just wanted to say: Shame on you for seeking to destroy these innocent children's true potential.

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Abbey, Kenya

20 April 2011 at 7:39am

I was actually born in Kenya but i'm really from The U.s. anyways this song is soo fun I have to agree with you Gracen and i'm 12 too

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Gracen, Belize

31 March 2011 at 2:02am

i love this song and i'm 12!

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Carolynne, United States

26 October 2010 at 3:52am

A bunch of middle-aged and older ladies at a retreat enjoyed singing and doing some motions along with the kids at Youth Haven Ranch in Rives Junction, Michigan earlier this month. Good words.

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