502. Break Now the Bread of Life

1 Break now the bread of life, dear Lord, to me,
as when 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 truth, dear Lord, to me, 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, O 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.

4 O, send your Spirit Lord, now unto me,
that he may touch my eyes and make me see.
Show me the truth made plain within your Word,
and in your book revealed I see my Lord.

Text Information
First Line: Break now the bread of life
Title: Break Now the Bread of Life
Author: Mary Ann Lathbury (1877, alt.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: The Scriptures; Christ--Bread of Life; Christ--Guidance (1 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: William F. Sherwin (1877, alt.)
Key: E♭ Major

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