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129a. The eternal gates lift up their heads

1 Th'eternal gates lift up their heads,
The doors are opened wide;
The King of glory is gone up
Unto His Father's side.

2 Thou art gone up before us, Lord,
Thou hast prepared a place,
That we may be where now Thou art,
And look upon Thy face.

3 And ever on Thine earthly path
A gleam of glory lies;
A light still breaks behind the clouds
That veil Thee from our eyes.

4 Lift up our thoughts, lift up our songs,
And let Thy grace be given,
That while we linger yet below,
Our hearts may be in heaven;

5 That where Thou art at God's right hand,
Our hope, our love may be:
Dwell in us now, that we may dwell
For evermore with Thee.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Th'eternal gates lift up their heads
Title: The eternal gates lift up their heads
Author: Mrs. C. F. Alexander (1858)
Meter: C. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1894
Topic: Ascensiontide
Notes: Tune name in index: PORTALS
Tune Information
Name: [Th'eternal gates lift up their heads]
Composer: W. V. Wallace
Meter: C. M.



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