With meter of 65 65 D, it is set to the tune PRINCETHORPE by William Pitts (1829 - 1903).
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Lyrics:Father and life-giver, grace of Christ impart;
He, the Word incarnate — food for mind and heart.
Children of the promise, homage now we pay;
Sacrificial banquet cheers the desert way.
Wine and bread the symbols — love and life convey,
Offered by your people, work and joy portray.
All we won consigning, nothing is retained;
Tokens of our service, gifts and song contain.
Transformation wondrous, water into wine;
Mingled in the Godhead we are made divine.
Birth into his body brought us life anew,
Total consecration — Fruit from grafting true.
Christ, the head and members iving now as one.
Offered to the Father by this holy Son;
And our adoration will be purified,
By the Holy Spirit breathing through our lives.