An anthemic sixties hymn based on the bread of life discourse in chapter six of John’s Gospel.
I am the bread of life.
He who comes to me shall not hunger;
he who believes in me shall not thirst.
No one can come to me
unless the Father draw him.
And I will raise him up,
and I will raise him up,
and I will raise him up on the last day.
The bread that I will give
is my flesh for the life of the world,
and he who eats of this bread,
he shall live for ever,
he shall live for ever.
Words by Suzanne Toolan
Copyright © 1967 Suzanne Toolan
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