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He that eateth this bread shall live for ever. John. 6. 50, 51

J. Hart            C.M.

1
The tender mercies of the Lord
 On those that fear his name,
 For every thankful tongue afford
 An everlasting theme.

2
[He pities all that feel his fear,
 When wounded, pained or weak;
 As tender mothers grieve to hear
 Their infants moan when sick.]

3
He to the needy and the faint
 His mighty aid makes known;
 And, when their languid life is spent,
 Supplies it with his own.


The body in his bounty shares,
 Sustained with corn and wine;
 But for the soul himself prepares
 A banquet more divine.

5
By faith received, his flesh and blood
 Shall life eternal give;
 For he that eats immortal food,
 Immortally must live.