615. Bread of the World, in Mercy Broken

1. Bread of the world, in mercy broken,
Wine of the soul, in mercy shed,
By whom the words of life were spoken,
And in whose death our sins are dead.

2. Look on the heart by sorrow broken,
Look on the tears by sinners shed;
And be Thy feast to us the token,
That by Thy grace our souls are fed.

Text Information
First Line: Bread of the world, in mercy broken
Title: Bread of the World, in Mercy Broken
Author: Reginald Heber (1827)
Meter: 98.98
Language: English
Source: Published posthumously in Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year (London: J. Murray, 1827)
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: RENDEZ À DIEU, Lou­is Bour­geois, 1543, re­vised 1551
Tune Information
Composer: John S. B. Hodges (1868)
Meter: 98.98
Incipit: 55435 43234 55543
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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