498. Loaves Were Broken, Words Were Spoken

Text Information
First Line: Loaves were broken, words were spoken
Title: Loaves Were Broken, Words Were Spoken
Author: Herman G. Stuempfle Jr. (2005)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Eucharist; Hunger; Lord's Supper (3 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: By your body broken for us
Copyright: © 2006 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: BEACH SPRING
Harmonizer: James H. Wood (1958)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Key: F Major
Source: The Sacred Harp, 1844
Copyright: Harm. © 1958, ren. 1986 Broadman Press/Van Ness Press, Inc. (admin. Music Services)
Notes: Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.


Text Information:

The first two stanzas of this text deal with events in the past (the feeding of the multitude and the Last Supper) and the final two with events in the present. The recurring last four lines of each stanza serve as an affirmation of Christ’s continuing presence at all times.


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