Bread of the World, In Mercy Broken   1 comment

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Above:  Trinity Episcopal Church, Columbus, Georgia, April 28, 2013

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta

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Hymn Source = The Hymnal 1982, of The Episcopal Church

Words by Reginald Heber (1783-1826); published posthumously in 1827

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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:

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.

Posted June 17, 2013 by neatnik2009 in Eucharist 1800s, The Hymnal 1982 (1985)

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