O the Lord is good to me, And so I thank the Lord For giving me the things I need, The sun and the rain and the appleseed, O the Lord is good to me! (Amen) – This grace was commonly sung to the old traditional tune by my country cousins! (Matt)
Thank you Lord for giving us food! Thank you Lord for giving us food! For our daily bread, ‘cause we need to be fed Thank you Lord for giving us food! Obviously this is sung to the tune of ‘the Superman’ theme!
We thank you Lord for giving This food we need for living So join us while we eat it Because we really need it This is sung to the tune of “The Adams Family” theme. Hum and click fingers in the appropriate places!
For food that stays our hunger, For rest that brings us ease, For homes where memories linger, We give our thanks for these.
Come, Lord Jesus, our guest to be And bless these gifts Bestowed by Thee. And bless our loved ones everywhere, And keep them in Your loving care. Amen.
Come Lord Jesus be our guest, and let these gifts to us be blessed. Like manna in the desert given, the Bread of life, sent down from Heaven. – This prayer was traditionally been prayed almost everywhere through Australia among Lutheran Christians. It’s origins are unknown but it has been popular among Methodists and Presbyterians too. It is very…
God in our waking, God in our speaking, God in our cooking, God in our eating, God in our playing, God in our digesting, God in our working, God in our Resting. (Optional extra lines…) When many are hungry, may we eat with humble hearts; When many are lonely, may we share with joyful hearts. – A commonly found prayer:…
Dear Lord, thank you for this food. Bless the hands that prepared it. Bless it to our use and us to your service, And make us ever mindful of the needs of others. Through Christ our Lord we pray. Amen.
Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha-olam hamotzi lechem min ha-aretz. Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, Who brings forth bread from the earth.
Make us worthy, Lord, to serve our fellow men throughout the world who live and die in poverty and hunger. Give them through our hands this day their daily bread, and by our understanding love, give peace and joy. – Mother Teresa 1910-1997AD
O You who feeds the little birds, bless our food, O Lord.
Each time we eat, may we remember God’s love. Amen.