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Fling Wide the Pearly Gates

Author: Aimee Semple McPherson

McPherson, Aimee Elizabeth Kennedy Semple. (Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, October 9, 1890--September 26, 1944, Oakland, California). Foursquare. With no formal education beyond high school this remarkable and controversial woman founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel denomination. Pentacostalist missionary to China, 1917; itinerant Pentacostalist preacher in U.S. 1918-1923; pastor of Angelus Temple (Foursquare), Los Angeles, Calif. 1923-1944. Author of books on the Foursquare Church and composer of five oratorios. Evangelistic zeal is evident in her many published hymns. Full length biographical studies: Thomas, Lately. (1970). Storming heaven : the lives and turmoils of Minnie Kennedy and Aimee Semple McPherson. New Yo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Close to its sunset hour
Title: Fling Wide the Pearly Gates
Author: Aimee Semple McPherson (1935)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Fling wide the pearly gates
Copyright: © 1935, by Echo Park Evang. Ass'n.

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Foursquare Hymnal #168

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #d24

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #221

Living Way Hymnal #522

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