Let us break bread together with the Lord!

Representative Text

1 Let us break bread together with the Lord!
Let us break bread together with the Lord!

Refrain:
As we travel through this land,
all God's children hand in hand,
Lord, fill all our living with your life.

2 Let us drink wine together with the Lord!
Let us drink wine together with the Lord! [Refrain[

3 Let us sing songs together with the Lord!
Let us sing songs together with the Lord! [Refrain]

4 Let us all work together for the Lord!
Let us all work together for the Lord! [Refrain]

Source: Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #511

Text Information

First Line: Let us break bread together with the Lord!
Meter: 10.10 with refrain
Source: African American spiritual (based on)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As we travel through this land
Publication Date: 1999
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1999.

Tune

LET US BREAK BREAD

The tune BREAK BREAD TOGETHER, like the text, has been subject to variation. It became widely known after publication in The Second Book of Negro Spirituals (1926), compiled by the brothers James Weldon Johnson and Rosamond Johnson. The tune gained further popularity through a variety of choral arra…

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Text

Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #511

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