Fling Wide Thy Gates, O Church

Fling wide thy gates, O Church

Author: J. H. Kuhlman (1927)
Tune: BETHLEHEM (Madan)
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1 Fling wide thy gates, O Church,
Thy door, O weary heart!
Behold, the King of glory comes,
And never would depart!

2 O Zion, rise and shine!
No more by sin enticed;
The night is spent, and brightly dawns
The day of Jesus Christ!

3 Behold, saith He, I stand
And knock at ev'ry door,
And where I enter with My light,
There darkness reigns no more.

4 Come in, dear Lord, we pray,
Come in, Thou Blessed One,
That henchforth, in each word and deed,
Thy bidding may be done.

Amen.

Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #335

Author: J. H. Kuhlman

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First Line: Fling wide thy gates, O Church
Title: Fling Wide Thy Gates, O Church
Author: J. H. Kuhlman (1927)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1930.

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