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Draw Nigh and Take the Body of the Lord


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Draw near and take the Body of the Lord,
And drink with faith the Blood for you outpoured.
Saved by Christ’s Body and his holy Blood,
With souls refreshed we give our thanks to God.
Christ, our Redeemer, God’s eternal Son,
Has by his cross and blood the vict’ry won.
He spent his life for greatest and for least,
Praise Christ the Paschal Victim, Christ the Priest.
Let us approach with faithful hearts sincere
And claim the promise of salvation here.
Christ rules our hearts, and all his saints defends;
He gives believers life that never ends.
With heav’nly bread Christ makes the hungry whole;
His living water fills the thirsting soul.
AlphaOmega, unto whom shall bow
All nations of the earth, be with us now.

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Draw nigh and take the Body of the Lord
Draw Nigh and Take the Body of the Lord
Latin Title:
Sancti venite, corpus Christi sumite
J. M. Neale (1861)
Latin hymn, 7th cent.
Public Domain
Liturgical Use:
Communion Songs

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Arthur Sullivan
Public Domain