511. Come, Behold! the Feast of Heaven

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Text Information
First Line: Come, behold! the feast of heaven Alleluia!
Title: Come, Behold! the Feast of Heaven
Author: John F. Underwood (1993)
Meter: with alleluias
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Community in Christ; Eucharist; Kingdom of God (2 more...)
Copyright: © 1993 John F. Underwood
Tune Information
Composer: Robert Williams (1817)
Harmonizer: David Evans (1927)
Meter: with alleluias
Key: F Major
Copyright: Harm. © 1927 Oxford University Press

Text Information:

Though rightly viewed as a meal of remembrance, the Lord’s Supper is also an occasion of anticipation. This text draws on abundant biblical imagery to evoke the fulfillment of Jesus’ promise to share the feast anew “in the kingdom of God” (Matthew 26:29/Mark 14:25/Luke 22:16).

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