Oh Gracious Lord how shall I know
Whether in these gifts thou be so
As thou art ev'rywhere;
Or rather so, as thou alone
Tak'st all the Lodging, leaving none
5For thy poor creature there?
First I am sure, whether bread stay
Or whether Bread do fly away
Concerneth bread, not me.
But that both thou, and all thy train,
10Be there, to thy truth, and my gain, Concerneth me and Thee.
And if in coming to thy foes
Thou dost come first to them, that shows
The haste of thy good will.
15Or if that thou two stations makest In Bread and me, the way thou takest
Is more, but for me still.
Then of this also I am sure
That thou didst all those pains endure
20To abolish Sin, not Wheat. Creatures are good, and have their place;
Sin only, which did all deface
Thou drivest from his seat.
I could believe an Impanation 1.
25At the rate of an Incarnation
takes the bread and wine into a union with himself like that union he achieved between
human and divine natures at the Incarnation; this theory is the obverse of transubstantia-