Once we were people afraid, lost in the night.We hold the death of the Lord deep in our hearts.
Living, now we remain with Jesus, the Christ.
Then by your cross we were saved.
Dead became living, life from your giving. (Refrain)
Something which we have known,
something we've touched, what we have seen with our eyes:
this we have heard, life giving Word. (Refrain)
He chose to give of himself, became our bread.
Broken that we might live. Love beyond love, pain for our pain. (Refrain)
We are in the presence of God. This is our call.
Now to become bread and wine: food for the hungry,
life for the weary,
for to live with the Lord, we must die with the Lord. (Refrain)
Composer: David Haas (1983)
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