Broken for Me (Broken for You)

Jesus and the apostles at the last suppoer -  Chorus:  Broken for me, broken for you The body of Jesus, broken for you.  1  He offered His body, He poured out His soul  Jesus was broken, that we might be whole.  2  Come to My table and with Me dine,Eat of My bread and drink of My wine. 3  This is My body given for you, Eat it remembering, I died for you. 4  This is My blood, I shed for you, For your forgiveness, making you new.
This hymn about the Eucharist was written by English musician and composer Janet Lunt (b 1954) when she was living at St Michael le Belfrey in York. It was first published in 1978 by Sovereign Music UK Ltd.

Books which it has been published in include:
and these are the best sources of sheet music for it.

It is set to an unnamed tune, also by Lunt. This has a 4/4 time signature. In the key of E, the first few notes are GFE G_ E_ EFE D_, with accompanying chords E / A7 / F#m / B.


Downloads



Examples


Church choir, recorded during a service:



Choir with piano accompaniment, singing in Georgian:



Instrumental - piano backing with violin melody line:



Instrumental - organ:


Lyrics

The lyrics are copyright so cannot be reproduced here. But they are currently available on  page 9 of this website. A rough outline is:
Chorus:
Broken for me, broken for you
The body of Jesus, broken for you

1  He offered His body, He poured out His soul ...

2  Come to My table and with Me dine ...

3  This is My body given for you ...

4  This is My blood, I shed for you ....


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