334. Break Thou the Bread of Life

1 Break Thou the bread of life,
Dear Lord, to me,
As Thou didst break the loaves
Beside the sea;
Beyond the sacred page
I seek Thee, Lord;
My spirit pants for Thee,
O living Word!

2 Bless Thou the truth, dear Lord,
To me, to me,
As Thou didst bless the bread
By Galilee;
Then shall all bondage cease,
All fetters fall,
And I shall find my peace,
My all in all.

3 Teach me to live, dear Lord,
Only for Thee,
As Thy disciples lived
In Galilee;
Then, all my struggles o'er,
Then, vict'ry won,
I shall behold Thee, Lord,
The living One.

Text Information
First Line: Break Thou the bread of life
Title: Break Thou the Bread of Life
Author: Mary A. Lathbury, 1841-1913
Meter: 6 4 6 4 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Scripture:
Topic: Bible--Word of God; Devotional; Jesus Christ: His Glory and Power (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: BREAD OF LIFE
Composer: William F. Sherwin, 1826-1888
Meter: 6 4 6 4 D
Key: E♭ Major



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