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Christ is the heavenly food that gives

Christ is the heavenly food that gives

Author: Timothy Rees
Communion Songs
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Christ is the heavenly food that gives
to every famished soul
new life and strength, new joy and hope,
and faith to make them whole.
We all are made for God alone,
without him we are dead;
no food suffices for the soul
but Christ, the living bread.

2 Christ is the unity that binds
in one the near and far;
for we who share his life divine,
his living body are:
on earth, and in the realms beyond,
one fellow ship are we;
and at his table we are knit
in mystic unity.

Source: Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #522

Author: Timothy Rees

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Text Information

First Line: Christ is the heavenly food that gives
Author: Timothy Rees
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Liturgical Use: Communion Songs



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #407

AudioPage Scan

Common Praise #288

Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #439


Together in Song #522

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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