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249. Heavenly Welcome

1 Feet that have carried the gospel glad,
Tidings of peace as the Savior said;
Hands that have strengthened the weak and sad,
Will be waiting there.

Refrain:
Those beautiful portals will open wide,
Open wide, open wide;
Those beautiful portals will open wide
To welcome thee.

2 Feet that have traveled the narrow way,
Faltering not in the battle fray,
Treading the thorns in the heat of day,
Will be waiting there. [Refrain]

3 Hands that were folded before thy view,
Pressed by thine own in a promise true,
Sprinkled with tears as the morning dew,
Will be waiting there. [Refrain]

4 Waiting and beckoning on and on,
Resting from toil in that palace home,
Eager to know will the children come
To these mansions fair. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Feet that have carried the gospel glad
Title: Heavenly Welcome
Author: J. M.
Refrain First Line: Those beautiful portals will open wide
Meter: 9.9.9.5.10.6.10.4
Scripture:
Topic: Anticipation
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Heavenly_Welcome); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (488); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (376); The Gospel Trumpet Company
Tune Information
Name: [Feet that have carried the gospel glad]
Composer: Jennie Mast
Harmonizer: Rhoda K. Byrum (1906)
Meter: 9.9.9.5.10.6.10.4
Key: F Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Heavenly_Welcome); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (488); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (376); The Gospel Trumpet Company



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