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

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


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)