Jesus, Master of the feast

Jesus, Master of the feast

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, Master of the feast,
The feast itself Thou art:
Now receive Thy every guest,
And comfort every heart.
Give us living bread to eat,
Manna that from heaven comes down;
See us waiting at Thy feet,
And make Thy favor known.

2 In this earthly wilderness
Thou hast a table spread,
Richly filled with every grace
Our fainting souls can need:
Still sustain us by Thy love,
Still Thy servants' strength repair,
Till we reach Thy courts above,
And feast forever there.


Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #327

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Master of the feast
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #265

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #327

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Church Book #333

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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #280

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