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59. Lift Up Your Heads, O Mighty Gates

1 Lift up your heads, O mighty gates;
behold the King of glory waits;
the King of kings is drawing near;
the Savior of the world is here!

2 Fling wide the portals of your heart;
make it a temple, set apart
in earthly use for heaven's employ,
adorned with prayer and love and joy.

3 Redeemer, come, with us abide;
our hearts to you we open wide;
let us you inner presence feel;
your grace and love in us reveal.

4 O Holy Spirit lead us on
until our glorious goal is won;
eternal praise, eternal fame
be offered, Savior, to your name!

Text Information
First Line: Lift up your heads, O mighty gates
Title: Lift Up Your Heads, O Mighty Gates
Translator: Catherine Winkworth (1855)
Author: Georg Weissel (1642)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: Psalm 24
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: TRURO
Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: L.M.
Key: D Major



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