263. Break Thou the Bread of Life

1. Break Thou the bread of life,
Dear Lord, to me,
As Thou didst break the loaves
Beside the sea;
Beyond the sacred page
I seek Thee, Lord;
My spirit pants for Thee,
O living Word.

2. Bless Thou the truth, dear Lord,
To me, to me,
As Thou didst bless the bread
by Galilee;
Then shall all bondage cease,
All fetters fall;
and I shall find my peace,
My all in all.

3. Thou art the bread of life,
O Lord, to me,
Thy holy Word the truth
That saveth me;
Give me to eat and live
With Thee above;
Teach me to love Thy truth,
for Thou art love.

4. O send Thy Spirit, Lord,
Now unto me,
That He may touch mine eyse,
And make me see:
Show me the truth concealed
Within Thy Word,
And in Thy Book revealed
I see thee, Lord.

Text Information
First Line: Break Thou the bread of life
Title: Break Thou the Bread of Life
Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Author: Alexander Groves
Language: English
Publication Date: 1991
Tune Information
Composer: William F. Sherwin
Key: D Major

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