575. 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: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: Sacraments and Other Occasions: Holy Communion
Tune Information
Composer: William Gardiner, 1770-1853
Meter: C.M.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, 1812

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