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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

Full 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)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Worship (3rd ed.) #735TextPage Scan
Hymnal Supplement 1991 #761Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #851TextPage Scan
With One Voice #700Text
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #239
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #809
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #477Text
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