Now the Lord Our Souls Has Fed

Now the Lord our souls has fed

Author: Annie W. Marston (1890)
Tune: NEW CALABAR
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1. Now the Lord our souls has fed,
With Himself, the living bread;
Fed us, sitting at His feet,
With the finest of the wheat.

2. We have endless treasure found;
We have all things and abound;
Rich abundance and to spare;
Shall we not the blessing share?

3. For, while we are feasting here,
Starving millions, far and near,
Call us with the bitter cry:
Come and help us, or we die!

4. In this day of full increase,
Shall we, can we, hold our peace?
Staying here we do not well;
Now, then let us go and tell—

5. Tell how He hath set us free,
How He leads triumphantly;
How He satisfies our need;
How His rest is rest indeed.

6. Speak, for we, Thy servants, hear;
Thou hast taught us not to fear;
And whate’er Thy word shall be,
We can do it, Lord, in Thee.

Author: Annie W. Marston

Marston, Annie Wright, daughter of Dr. C. H. Marston of Devizes, Wiltshire, was born at Uley, Gloucestershire, in 1852. To the 2nd ed. of Hymns of Consecration and Faith, 1890, Miss Marston contributed at the request of Mrs. Evan Hopkins several hymns, of which the following were retained in the new and enlarged edition (the 3rd), 1902, and are in common use:— 1. I thank Thee, Lord, that Thou hast shown. Christ All in All. 2. It shall be now; Lord, from my heart I say it. Surrender to Christ. 3. Lord, I come at last to Thee. Surrender to Christ. 4. Now the Lord our souls has fed. Holy Communion. Also in the Church Missionary Hymn Book, 1899. 5. O Lord, I come to Thee. Christ our strength. 6. This day the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now the Lord our souls has fed
Title: Now the Lord Our Souls Has Fed
Author: Annie W. Marston (1890)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith, by James Mountain (London: Marshall Brothers, second edition, 1890)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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