Eat this bread

Eat this bread. Robert Batastini* (1942– ) and Jacques Berthier* (1923–1994).  John 6:35, one of the ‘I AM’ sayings of Jesus, provides the basis for the text of ‘Eat this bread’: ‘Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty”’ (NIV):  Eat this bread, drink this cup, come to me and never be hungry.Eat this bread, drink this cup, trust in me and you will not thirst. ©1984 Ateliers et Presses de Taizé, Taizé Community, France; admin. GIA Publications, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.  The impetus for this mantra came from a collaboration. The Taizé* Community approached Berthier in 1955 to...

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