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I Received the Living God

Jesus said: I am the Bread Kneeded long to give you life

Author: Anonymous
Tune: LIVING GOD
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: Recording

Representative Text

Refrain:
I received the living God,
and my heart is full of joy.
I received the living God,
and my heart is full of joy.

1 Jesus said: I am the bread
kneaded long to give you life;
you who will partake of me
need not ever fear to die. [Refrain]

2 Jesus said: I am the way,
and my Father longs for you;
so I come to bring you home
to be one with us anew. [Refrain]

3 Jesus said: I am the truth;
come and follow close to me.
You will know me in your heart,
and my word shall make you free. [Refrain]

4 Jesus said: I am the life,
far from whom no thing can grow,
but receive this living bread,
and my Spirit you shall know. [Refrain]

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Worship #477

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus said: I am the Bread Kneeded long to give you life
Title: I Received the Living God
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 7.7.7.7. with refrian
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I received the living God
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
TextPage Scan

Worship (3rd ed.) #735

Page Scan

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #761

TextPage Scan

Gather Comprehensive #851

Text

With One Voice #700

Singing Our Faith #239

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #809

TextAudio

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #477

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