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618. Let Us Break Bread Together

1 Let us break bread together on our knees, (on our knees)
let us break bread together on our knees. (on our knees)
When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me. (on me)

2 Let us drink wine together on our knees, (on our knees)
let us drink wine together on our knees. (on our knees)
When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me. (on me)

3 Let us praise God together on our knees, (on our knees)
let us praise God together on our knees. (on our knees)
When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me. (on me)

4 Let us praise God together on our knees, (on our knees)
let us praise God together on our knees, (on our knees)
When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy if you please. (if you please)

Text Information
First Line: Let us break bread together on our knees
Title: Let Us Break Bread Together
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: 10 10 with Refrain
Scripture:
Topic: The Sacraments and Rites of the Church: Eucharist (Holy Communion or The Lord's Supper); Holy Communion
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: LET US BREAK BREAD
Adapter and Arranger: William Farley Smith (1986)
Meter: 10 10 with Refrain
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Afro-American spiritual
Copyright: Adapt. and arr. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House



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