Text:Come, Let Us Eat
Author (st. 4):Gilbert E. Doan
Author (sts. 1-3):Billema Kwillia
Translator (sts. 1-3):Margaret D. Miller
Tune:A VA DE
Adapter:Leland Sateren
Composer:Billema Kwillia
Media:Audio recording

528. Come, Let Us Eat

Text Information
First Line: Come, let us eat for now the feast is spread
Title: Come, Let Us Eat
Original Language: Loma
Author (sts. 1-3): Billema Kwillia (1960s)
Translator (sts. 1-3): Margaret D. Miller (1969, alt)
Author (st. 4): Gilbert E. Doan (1978)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Eucharist; Evangelism; Lord's Supper (1 more...)
Copyright: © The Lutheran World Federation; St. 4 © 1972 Contemporary Worship 4 (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Name: A VA DE
Composer: Billema Kwillia (1960s)
Adapter: Leland Sateren (1972, alt.)
Key: F Major
Copyright: © The Lutheran World Federation; Adapt. © 1972 Contemporary Worship 4 (admin. Augsburg Fortress)

Text Information:

This Lord’s Supper hymn in a call-and-response style comes from Liberia, where it was first sung in the Loma language by an indigenous literacy teacher and evangelist. The words and music were taken down then and were later published in a hymnal of the Lutheran World Federation.

Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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