The Road to Heaven Leads By the Gates of Hell

God needs our souls for His kingdom

Author: J. B. Coats
Tune: [God needs our souls for His kingdom]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: J. B. Coats

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "T… Go to person page >

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First Line: God needs our souls for His kingdom
Title: The Road to Heaven Leads By the Gates of Hell
Author: J. B. Coats
Refrain First Line: The road to heaven leads by the gates of hell
Publication Date: 1954
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1954.


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