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515. Break Now the Bread of Life

1 Break now the bread of life, dear Lord, to me,
as once you broke the loaves beside the sea.
Beyond the sacred page I seek you, Lord;
my spirit waits for you, O living Word.

2 Bless your own word of truth, dear Lord, to me,
as when you blessed the bread by Galilee.
Then shall all bondage cease, all fetters fall;
and I shall find my peace, my All-in-All!

3 You are the bread of life, dear Lord, to me,
your holy word the truth that rescues me.
Give me to eat and live with you above;
teach me to love your truth, for you are love.

Text Information
First Line: Break now the bread of life
Title: Break Now the Bread of Life
Author: Mary A. Lathbury, 1841-1913 (alt.)
Meter: 6 4 6 4 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Word of God
Tune Information
Name: BREAD OF LIFE
Composer: William F. Sherwin, 1826-1888
Meter: 6 4 6 4 D
Key: D Major



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