Scripture Verse

He took bread, and blessed it, and broke, and gave to them, and their eyes were opened, and they knew Him. Luke 24:30–31


John B. Dykes (1823–1876)

Words: James Mont­go­me­ry, The Chris­tian Psalm­ist (Glas­gow, Scot­land: Chal­mers & Col­lins, 1825), page 418. The fa­mi­ly ta­ble.

Music: St. Ag­nes John B. Dykes, in Hym­nal for Use in the Eng­lish Church, by John Grey, 1866 (🔊 pdf nwc).

James Montgomery (1771–1854)


Be known to us in break­ing bread,
But do not then de­part;
Savior, abide with us, and spread
Thy ta­ble in our heart.

There sup with us in love di­vine;
Thy body and Thy blood,
That liv­ing bread, that heav’n­ly wine,
Be our im­mor­tal food.

The Supper at Emmaus
Michelangelo Caravaggio (1571–1610)