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Communion Hymn

Jennifer Nubel  •  Digital Sheet Music (DSM)


Stately ‘Bist du bei mir’ music; added ‘recitative interludes’ accommodate the fifth phrases of the poem stanzas. Perfect for a Communion service. 2’45”

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Communion Hymn

Lyrics by Mary Baker Eddy

Source music ‘Bist du bei mir’ by J. S. Bach

Arrangement, adaptation & new music by Jennifer Nubel

Saw ye my Saviour? Heard ye the glad sound?

Felt ye the power of the Word?

‘Twas the Truth that made us free,

And was found by you and me

In the life and the love of our Lord.

Mourner, it calls you, — “Come to my bosom,

Love wipes your tears all away,

And will lift the shade of gloom,

And for you make radiant room

Midst the glories of one endless day.”

Sinner, it calls you, — “Come to this fountain,

Cleanse the foul senses within;

‘Tis the Spirit that makes pure,

That exalts thee, and will cure

All thy sorrow and sickness and sin.”

Strongest deliverer, friend of the friendless,

Life of all being divine:

Thou the Christ, and not the creed;

Thou the Truth in thought and deed;

Thou the water, the bread, and the wine.

Words used courtesy of The Mary Baker Eddy Collection