At the door of your heart that is closed

At the door of your heart that is closed

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [At the door of your heart that is closed to his love]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 At the door of your heart that is closed to his love,
There’s a friend that is knocking today,
He desires to come in, all his mercies to prove,
O why will you turn him away?

Refrain:
Behold, I stand at the door and knock:
If any man hear my voice,
And will open the door,
I will come in to him,
And will sup with him, and he with me.

2 At the door of your heart he has waited so long,
With his offer of pardon and peace,
He is ready to save you and keep you from wrong,
To give from each burden release. [Refrain]

3 At the door of your heart stands the Saviour of men,
Will you not open now at his word,
Give him room to abide, for he pleadeth again,
Receive him, your Saviour and Lord. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Christian Service #25

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >

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First Line: At the door of your heart that is closed
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Behold, I stand at the door and knock

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Songs of Christian Service #25

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