The Communion Hymn (Behold The Lamb)

Written by: Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, Stuart Townend

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Original Key: C

Tempo: 120.00


Verse 1:
F/A            G/B      C         Dm7  C/E    G
    Behold the Lamb who bears our sins a  -   way,
C/E       F    C/G         G7sus4   G7
Slain for us:     and we remem  -   ber
F/A             G/B       C       Dm7  C/E   G
    The promise made that all who come in    faith
C/E     F        G7sus4    C
Find forgiveness at the    cross.
C/E   F2            C2/E   Fmaj7   G2
So we share in this Bread  of      life
C/E    F2           C2/E   F2    G
And we drink of His sa  -  cri - fice,
C/E  F2          C2/E   Fmaj7    G7sus4  G7
As a sign of our bonds  of       peace
F2/A       Fmaj7  G7     C2    F6/9    C2    F6/9
Around the table  of the King.
Verse 2:
The body of our Saviour, Jesus Christ,
Torn for you: eat and remember
The wounds that heal, the death that brings us life,
Paid the price to make us one.
So we share in this Bread of life,
And we drink of His sacrifice,
As a sign of our bonds of love
Around the table of the King.
Verse 3:
The blood that cleanses every stain of sin,
Shed for you: drink and remember
He drained death's cup that all may enter in
To receive the life of God.
So we share in this Bread of life,
And we drink of His sacrifice,
As a sign of our bonds of grace
Around the table of the King.
Verse 4:
And so with thankfulness and faith
We rise to respond: and to remember.
Our call to follow in the steps of Christ
As His body here on earth.
As we share in His suffering,
We proclaim: Christ will come again!
And we'll join in the feast of heaven
Around the table of the King.

Behold the Lamb who bears our sins away,
Slain for us: and we remember
The promise made that all who come in faith
Find forgiveness at the cross.
So we share in this Bread of life,
And we drink of His sacrifice,
As a sign of our bonds of peace
Around the table of the King.

The body of our Savior, Jesus Christ,
Torn for you: eat and remember
The wounds that heal, the death that brings us life,
Paid the price to make us one.
So we share in this Bread of life,
And we drink of His sacrifice,
As a sign of our bonds of love
Around the table of the King.

The blood that cleanses every stain of sin,
Shed for you: drink and remember
He drained death's cup that all may enter in
To receive the life of God.
So we share in this Bread of life,
And we drink of His sacrifice,
As a sign of our bonds of grace
Around the table of the King.

And so with thankfulness and faith
We rise to respond: and to remember.
Our call to follow in the steps of Christ
As His body here on earth.
As we share in His suffering,
We proclaim: Christ will come again!
And we'll join in the feast of heaven
Around the table of the King.


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