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501. Break Now the Bread of Life

1 Break now the bread of life, Saviour, to me,
as once 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 Christ, 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.

Text Information
First Line: Break now the bread of life, Saviour, to me
Title: Break Now the Bread of Life
Author: Mary Artemisia Lathbury (1877, alt.)
Meter: 10 10 10 10
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: The Church at Worship: Scripture; Bible; Biblical Narrative (15 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: William Fisk Sherwin (1877)
Meter: 10 10 10 10
Key: D Major

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