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Hymn church#407

Words by Mary A. Lathbury, 1877, verses 3-4 by Alexander Groves, 1913
Tune: BREAD OF LIFE by William F. Sherwin, 1877
Key signature: E flat major (3 flats)
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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!

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Break Thou the Bread of Life

Words by Mary A. Lathbury, 1877, verses 3-4 by Alexander Groves, 1913

Tune: BREAD OF LIFE by William F. Sherwin, 1877

Key signature: E flat major (3 flats)

Public Domain

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. Oh, send Thy Spirit, Lord, now unto me, That He may touch my eyes, and make me see: Show me the truth concealed within Thy Word, And in Thy Book revealed I see the Lord.

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