528. Come, Let Us Eat

Text Information
First Line: Come, let us eat for now the feast is spread
Title: Come, Let Us Eat
Author (sts. 1-3): Billema Kwillia (1960s)
Translator (sts. 1-3): Margaret D. Miller (1969, alt)
Author (st. 4): Gilbert E. Doan (1978)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Scripture: Isaiah 52:7; Matthew 18:20; Matthew 26:26-29; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
Topic: Eucharist; Evangelism; Lord's Supper (1 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © The Lutheran World Federation; St. 4 © 1972 Contemporary Worship 4 (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Name: A VA DE
Composer: Billema Kwillia (1960s)
Adapter: Leland Sateren (1972, alt.)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: © The Lutheran World Federation; Adapt. © 1972 Contemporary Worship 4 (admin. Augsburg Fortress)


Text Information:

This Lord’s Supper hymn in a call-and-response style comes from Liberia, where it was first sung in the Loma language by an indigenous literacy teacher and evangelist. The words and music were taken down then and were later published in a hymnal of the Lutheran World Federation.


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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