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We Thank Thee, Lord, for This Our FoodRev. John Cennick (1718-1755)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
973dRochesterDaye’s Psalter, 1562Long Meter (8.8.8.8.)

1Bless, Lord, these gifts, we meekly pray
Who humbly trust Thy holy Word,
And may we serve Thee day by day,
Through Jesus Christ our risen Lord. Amen.
2Be present at our table Lord;
Be here and everywhere adored;
Bless these Thy gifts, and grant that we
May feast in Paradise with Thee. Amen.
3We thank Thee, Lord, Who from above
Sendest good gifts from out Thy store,
O may we thank and praise Thy love
Forever and forevermore. Amen.
4We thank Thee, Lord, for this our food,
For life and health and every good;
May manna to our souls be given,
The Bread of Life sent down from Heaven. Amen.
Matthew14:19And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
1 Thessalonians5:18In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

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