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540. Jesus Invites His Saints

1 Jesus invites his saints
to meet around his board;
here pardoned rebels sit and hold
communion with their Lord.

2 This holy bread and wine
maintains our fainting breath,
by union with our living Lord,
and int'rest in his death.

3 Our heav'nly Father calls
Christ and his members one;
we the young children of his love,
and he the first-born Son.

4 We are but sev'ral parts
of the same broken bread;
our body hath its sev'ral limbs,
but Jesus is the Head.

5 Let all our pow'rs be joined
his glorious name to raise;
pleasure and love fill ev'ry mind,
and ev'ry voice be praise.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus invites his saints
Title: Jesus Invites His Saints
Author: Isaac Watts (1707)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: SM
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:14
Topic: Worldwide Communion
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. MICHAEL
Arranger: William Crotch (1836)
Meter: SM
Key: G Major
Source: Genevan Psalter (1551) (from Psalm 101)



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