514. 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
your table in our heart.

2 Here sup with us in love divine;
your body and your 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 (alt.)
Meter: 86.86
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ;
Topic: Invocation
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): William Gardiner, 1770-1853
Meter: 86.86
Key: G Major
Source: W. Gardiner's 'Sacred Melodies', Vol. I. 1812

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