Open For Me the Gates of Righteousness

Open for me the gates of righteousness

Tune: [Open for me the gates of righteousness]
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Antiphon:
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.

Open for me the gates of righteousness;
I will enter them; I will offer thanks to the Lord.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

"This is the gate of the Lord;
he who is righteous may enter."
(Hosanna in the Highest)

I will give thanks to you, for you answered me
and have become my salvation.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

The same stone which the builders rejected
has become the chief cornerstone.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

This is the Lord's doing,
and it is marvelous in our eyes.
Hosanna in the Highest)

On this day the Lord has acted;
we will rejoice and be glad in it.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

Hosanna, Lord, hosanna!
Lord, send us now success.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord;
we bless you from the house of the Lord.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

God is the Lord; he has shined upon us;
form a procession with branches up to the horns of the altar.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

"You are my God, and I will thank you;
You are my God, and I will exalt you."
(Hosanna in the Highest)

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
his mercy endures forever.
(Hosanna in the Highest)

Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.



Source: Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #157

Text Information

First Line: Open for me the gates of righteousness
Title: Open For Me the Gates of Righteousness
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hosanna in the highest



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