Melody - "St. Cross" John B. Dykes
1. 'Twas on that dark, that doleful night|
When powers of earth and hell arose
Against the Son of God's delight
And friends betrayed Him to His foes.
2. Before the mournful scene began,
3. This Is My body, broke for sin;|
Receive and eat the living food;
Then took the cup and blessed the wine:
'Tis the new covenant in My blood.
4. Do this, He said, till time shall end,
5. Jesus, Thy feast we celebrate;|
We show Thy death, we sing Thy name,
Till Thou return and we shall eat
The marriage supper of the Lamb.
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