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624. Bread of the World

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1. Bread of the world in mercy broken,
wine of the soul in mercy shed,
by whom the words of life were spoken,
and in whose death our sins are dead:

2. Look on the heart by sorrow broken,
look on the tears by sinners shed;
and be thy feast to us the token
that by thy grace our souls are fed.

Text Information
First Line: Bread of the world in mercy broken
Title: Bread of the World
Author: Reginald Heber (1827)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: 98.98
Scripture: John 6:35-58
Topic: The Sacraments and Rites of the Church: Eucharist (Holy Communion or The Lord's Supper); Holy Communion; Penitence
Language: English
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Name: EUCHARISTIC HYMN
Composer: John S. B. Hodges (1868)
Meter: 98.98
Key: E♭ Major



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