In the quiet consecration
In the quiet consecration. Constance Coote* (1844-1936).
Written in 1910, and first published in Coote’s At His Table: Thoughts on the Supper of the Lord, or Holy Communion (1912). It was prefaced by quotations from John 6: 55 and John 6: 53:
‘For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed’.
‘Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you.’
It had six stanzas:
In the quiet consecration Of this glad Communion hour,Here we rest in Thee, Lord Jesus, Taste Thy love, and touch Thy power.
All the service, all the sorrow, Laid in silence at Thy Feet,All life's questions, all its...
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