There is a gate that opens wide

There is a gate that opens wide

Author: Edwin Oliver
Tune: [There is a gate that opens wide]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 There is a gate that opens wide,
The beautiful golden gate,
‘Twas opened when the Saviour died,
The beautiful golden gate.

The beautiful golden gate,
Where heavenly angels wait,
You may accept the Saviour now
If you enter the golden gate.

2 Do you desire to enter thro’
The beautiful golden gate?
Repent, or you will never view
The beautiful golden gate. [Refrain]

3 Prepare, for soon the time will come,
To enter that golden gate,
Except ye be converted here,
None enter the golden gate. [Refrain]

4 How sad the words “too late, too late”
To enter the golden gate!
May they not seal your last estate,
Come enter the golden gate. [Refrain]

5 O would you walk the streets of gold,
Then enter the golden gate,
Would see the glory long foretold,
Then enter the golden gate. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #200

Author: Edwin Oliver

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Text Information

First Line: There is a gate that opens wide
Author: Edwin Oliver
Refrain First Line: The beautiful golden gate, where heavenly angels wait



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