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2 Before the mournful scene began,
He took the bread, and blessed, and brake;
What wondrous words of grace he spake! 3 'This is my body, broke for sin ;
Receive and eat the living food;'
« 'Tis the new covenant in my blood.' 4. Do this,' he cried, 'till time shall end,
In memory of your dying Friend;
The love of your departed Lord.' 5 Jesus ! thy feast we celebrate;
We show thy death, we sing thy name,
ANONYMOUS "This do in Remembrance of Me.' 1 "This do in memory of your Friend.
Such was the Savior's last request,
That we might live forever blessed. 2 Yes, we'll record thy matchless love,
Thou dearest, tenderest, best of friends!
Of long eternity transcends.
Thy goodness through these veils to see;
And happy they who sit with thee. 4 But 0, whát vast transporting joys Shall fill our breast, our tongues
When, joined with the celestial train,
Perfect and glorious as thy own,
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Who round his table draw!
What his peculiar law.
Did all his actions guide;
Inspired by love, he died.
Your warm affection move ?
That you each other love.
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On which our dearest Lord was slain :
Till he appear on earth again.
The curtains of the parting sky';
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3 Come, King of kings, with thy bright train,
Cherubs and seraphs, heavenly hosts;
As far as earth extends her coasts. 4 Come, Lord, and where thy cross once slood,
There plant thy banner, fix thy throne;
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Desiring to imitate Christ. 1 From the table now retiring,
Which for us the Lord hath spread,
Grow in all things like our Head. 2 His example by beholding,
May our lives his image bear;
His commands may we revere.
Walking steadfast in his way,
Where our weak senses reach him not;
To thrust our Savior from our thought. 2 He knows what wandering hearts we have,
Apt to forget his lovely face;
3 Let sinful sweets be all forgot,
And earth grow less in our esteem;
And faith and hope be fixed on him. 4 Whilst he is absent from our sight,
'Tis to prepare our souls a place, That we may dwell in heavenly light, And live forever near his face.
Were fed and feasted here;
Around the board appear.
That millions more may come ;
O'erfill the spacious room.
Nor weak excuses frame; Crowd to your places at the feast,
And bless the Founder's name.
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Christ's Love our Examples 1 JESUS, the Friend of man,
Invites us to his board ;
And own our gracious Lord.
2 Here we survey that love,
Which spoke in every breath,
And triumphed in his death.
His honored name to raise ;
And every voice be praise.
One God alone we know;
With kind affections glow.
And thy unmeasured grace,
And all mankind embrace.
And Christ invites us near;
And our communion dear.
He pardons every day;
And wise to guide our way.
We bless thy faithful care;