425. Be known to us in breaking bread

1 Be known to us in breaking bread,
but do not then depart;
Saviour, abide with us, and spread
thy table in our heart.

2 There sup with us in love divine,
thy body and thy blood,
that living bread, that heavenly wine,
be our immortal food.

Text Information
First Line: Be known to us in breaking bread
Author: James Montgomery (1771-1854)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: God: Presence of; Holy Communion
Tune Information
Composer (melody): William Gardiner (1770--1853)
Meter: CM
Key: G Major
Notes: Harmonised by Compilers of Revised Church Hymnary, 1927; alt.

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