While in sweet communion feeding

While in sweet communion feeding

Author: Sir Edward Denny
Published in 52 hymnals

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1. While in sweet communion feeding
On this earthly bread and wine,
Savior, may we see Thee bleeding
On the cross, to make us Thine,
On the cross, to make us Thine.

2. Tho' unseen, now be Thou near us;
With the still small voice of love,
Whisp'ring words of peace to cheer us,
Ev'ry doubt and fear remove,
Ev'ry doubt and fear remove.

3. Bring before us all the story
Of Thy life and death of woe;
And, with hopes of endless glory,
Wean our hearts from all below,
Wean our hearts from all below.

Source: The New Christian Hymnal #163

Author: Sir Edward Denny

Denny, Sir Edward, Bart . Sir Edward Denny, son of Sir E. Denny, 4th baronet, of Tralee Castle, County of Kerry, was born 2 Oct., 1796, and succeeded his father in August, 1831. He is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, and has contributed largely to their hymnody. His first publication, in which many of his hymns appeared, was A Selection of Hymns, Lond. Central Tract Depot, 1839. This was followed by Hymns & Poems , Lond., 1848 (third ed., 1870). He has also published several prose works. Many of his hymns are popular, and are in extensive use as:—" A pilgrim through this lonely world"; "Bride of the Lamb, rejoice, rejoice"; “Bright with all His crowns of glory"; “Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart”; "Sweet feast of love d… Go to person page >

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While in sweet communion feeding. Sir E. Denny. [Holy Communion.] First published in his Selection of Hymns, 1839, No. 292, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines. It was repeated in his Hymns and Poems, 1848, and 1870, and has also passed into several collections in Great Britain and America, including Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872; Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, N. Y., 1872, and others. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Selection of Hymns #286

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #865

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d1020

Christ in Song #d665

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Christ in Song #462

Christian Hymnal #d541

Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d496

Christian Worship #460

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Church Psalmist #808

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Church Psalmist #808

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Crowning Day No. 4 #203

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Devotional hymns #217

Gloria in Excelsis #d765

Gloria in Excelsis #d473

Gospel Hymns #d631

Hymnal, Church of the Brethren #d462

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #908

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #977

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1307

Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d327

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Hymns of Worship #335

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Laudes Domini #516

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Laudes Domini #965

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #498

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1097

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1261

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1094

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1094

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1094

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1094

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1094

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Songs of the Church #634

The Bible Hymn Book #d283

The Book of Praise #d897

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #440

The Centennial Hymnal #d452

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #368

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The Christian Hymn Book #540

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The Christian hymnal #503

The Christian Hymnist #d598

The Church Hymnal #d489

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d1017

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1209

The Gospel Praise Book #d516

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The New Christian Hymnal #163

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The New Laudes Domini #1069

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The People's Hymnal #479

The Praise Hymnal #d526

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1118

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The Standard Church Hymnal #230

Worship in the School Room #d184

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Worship in the School Room #318

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