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We praise the Lord for heavenly bread

We praise the Lord for heavenly bread

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 We praise the Lord for heav'nly bread,
With which his favour'd sons are fed;
We praise thee for that heav'nly feast,
Which Jesus with delight could taste.

2 He, while he sojourn'd here below,
Had meat which strangers could not know.
That meat he to his people gives;
And he, that tastes the banquet lives.

3 So let us live, sustain'd by grace,
Regal'd with fruits of righteousness.
Enter our hearts, all-gracious Lord!
And sup with us, and deck thy board.

4 Devotion, faith, and zealous love,
And hope that bears the soul above:
Be these our dainties, till we rise,
And taste the joys of paradise.


Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #394

Author: Philip Doddridge

Doddridge, Philip, D.D., was born in London, June 26, 1702. His grandfather was one of the ministers under the Commonwealth, who were ejected in 1662. His father was a London oilman. He was offered by the Duchess of Bedford an University training for ordination in the Church of England, but declined it. He entered Mr. Jennings's non-conformist seminary at Kibworth instead; preached his first sermon at Hinckley, to which Mr. Jennings had removed his academy. In 1723 he was chosen pastor at Kibworth. In 1725 he changed his residence to Market Harborough, still ministering at Kibworth. The settled work of his life as a preceptor and divine began in 1729, with his appointment to the Castle Hill Meeting at Northampton, and continued till in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: We praise the Lord for heavenly bread
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #394

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #394

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #394

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #498

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #498

Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d399

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B51a

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b51

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The Christian Psalmist #437

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