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Strait is the gate and narrow is the way

At the gate that leads to glory, from the rugged path of sin

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [At the gate that leads to glory, from the rugged path of sin]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 At the gate that leads to glory, from the rugged path of sin,
Where the joys that fill the soul are ever new,
O ye weary, heavy-laden, will you strive to enter in,
While the Saviour now is waiting there for you?

Refrain:
Strait is the gate and narrow is the way
That leadeth unto life above;
Strive to enter in, oh, strive to enter in!
Come to a Saviour’s love.

2 At the gate that leads to glory there’s a light that shineth still,
‘Tis the pure and holy light of promise true;
Hear the blessed invitation to the whosoever will,
From the Saviour who is waiting now for you. [Refrain]

3 At the gate that leads to glory you will never knock in vain,
There is room for ev’ry one, and welcome, too;
Only give your heart to Jesus, life eternal you will gain:
He is calling, he is waiting now for you. [Refrain]

4 From the gate that leads to glory, oh, how many go astray!
We are told that they that find it are but few;
Then believe the words of Jesus, enter quickly while you may:
He is waiting now with open arms for you. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #41

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: At the gate that leads to glory, from the rugged path of sin
Title: Strait is the gate and narrow is the way
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Strait [Straight] is the gate and narrow is the way
Copyright: Public Domain

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Melodious Sonnets #41

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Temple Trio #223

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The Revival Wave #50

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The Royal Fountain No.4 #81

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Words of Life #83

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