623. Lord Jesus Christ, We Humbly Pray

1 Lord Jesus Christ, we humbly pray
That we may feast on You today;
Beneath these forms of bread and wine
Enrich us with Your grace divine.

2 Give us, who share this wondrous food,
Your body broken and Your blood,
The grateful peace of sins forgiv'n,
The certain joys of heirs of heav'n.

3 By faith Your Word has made us bold
To seize the gift of love retold;
All that You are we here receive,
And all we are to You we give.

4 One bread, one cup, one body, we,
Rejoicing in our unity,
Proclaim Your love until You come
To bring Your scattered loved ones home.

5 Lord Jesus Christ, we humbly pray:
O keep us steadfast till that day
When each will be Your welcomed guest
In heaven's high and holy feast.

Text Information
First Line: Lord Jesus Christ, we humbly pray
Title: Lord Jesus Christ, We Humbly Pray
Author: Henry E. Jacobs, 1844-1932 (alt. )
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: The Lord's Supper
Tune Information
Name: HERR JESU CHRIST, DICH ZU UNS WEND
Meter: L M
Key: F Major
Source: Service Book and Hymnal, 1958 (Setting)



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