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At this thy banquet, Lord of all

At this thy banquet, Lord of all

Author: Harriet M. Kimball
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 At this thy banquet, Lord of all,
May less than angel dare to sup?
The crumbs that from thy table fall,
Unworthy we to gather up.

2 Yet, oh! too poor to turn away,
Too glad to own thy gracious claim,
We stay because thou bid'st us stay,
Despite our garb of want and shame.

3 Before thine altar kneeling low,
We bare our sinful hands to thine;
O holy Lord! thy pity show,
And cleanse us with thy touch divine.

4 Fill thou these empty palms with food--
The bread thou broughtest from above,
This cup with thy most precious blood--
The wine of thy atoning love.

5 The hunger and the thirst we plead,
No meaner feast could satisfy:
O Saviour! in our utter need,
Thou, thou must feed us, or we die.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #491

Author: Harriet M. Kimball

Kimball, Harriet McEwan, a native and resident of Portsmouth, Newhaven, is the author of Hymns, Boston, 1866; Swallow Flights of Song, 1874, &c. Her hymns include:— 1. At times on Tabor's height. Faith and Joy 2. Dear Lord, to Thee alone. Lent. 3. It is an easy thing to say. Humble Service. 4. We have no tears Thou wilt not dry. Affliction. Appeared in the Poets of Portsmouth, 1864, and the Unitarian Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, and others. In Miss Kimball's Hymns, 1866, this hymn begins with stanza iii. of "Jesus the Ladder of my faith." Several of Miss Kimball's poems were included in Baynes's Illustrated Book of Sacred Poems, 1867. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Diction… Go to person page >

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First Line: At this thy banquet, Lord of all
Author: Harriet M. Kimball



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Hymns of the Higher Life #186

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The Voice of Praise #491

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