266. O Bread of Life From Heaven

1 O Bread of life from heaven,
To weary pilgrims given,
O manna from above:
The souls that hunger feed Thou,
The hearts that seek Thee lead Thou,
With Thy most sweet and tender love.

2 O Fount of grace redeeming,
O River ever streaming
From Jesus' holy side:
Come Thou, Thyself bestowing
On thirsting souls, and flowing
Till all their wants are satisfied.

3 Jesus, this feast receiving,
Thy Word of truth believing,
We Thee unseen adore:
Grant, when our race is ended,
That we, to heav'n ascended,
May see Thy glory ever more.

Text Information
First Line: O Bread of life from heaven
Title: O Bread of Life From Heaven
Latin Title: O esca viatorum
Author: Unknown (1661)
Translator: P. Schaff, 1819-1893 (alt.)
Meter: 776 778
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Jesus, Bread of Life; Lent 4
Tune Information
Composer: H. Isaac, c. 1450-1517
Harmonizer: F. Melius Christiansen, 1871-1955
Meter: 776 778
Key: F Major

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