O Thou who this mysterious bread

O Thou who this mysterious bread. Charles Wesley* (1707-1788). From Hymns on the Lord’s Supper (1745), which contains the abridgement by John Wesley* of The Christian Sacrifice and Sacrament (1673) by Daniel Brevint (1616-1695), followed by hymns by Charles Wesley. This hymn is from Part II, ‘As it [the Sacrament] is a Sign and a Means of Grace’. It had four stanzas: O Thou who this Mysterious Bread Didst in Emmaus break, Return herewith our Souls to feed And to thy Followers speak. Unseal the Volume of thy Grace, Apply the Gospel-word, Open our Eyes to see thy Face, Our Hearts to know the Lord. Of Thee we commune still, and mourn, Till Thou the Veil remove, Talk with...

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