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At the beautiful gate

Full Text

1 I think I should mourn o’er my sorrowful fate,
If sorrow in heaven can be,
If no one should be at the beautiful gate,
There waiting and watching for me.

Refrain:
Yes, waiting and watching for me,
Yes, waiting and watching for me;
May many of those at the beautiful gate,
Be waiting and watching for me.

2 How sadly I’d feel in the heavenly state,
If sadness in heaven can be,
If no one should be at the beautiful gate,
Conducted to glory by me. [Refrain]

3 O Lord, I beseech Thee for wisdom and grace,
In winning lost souls unto Thee,
That many may be in that beautiful place,
A crown of rejoicing to me. [Refrain]

Source: The Crowning Day : For use in Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #17

Author: Joseph H. Martin

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Text Information

First Line: I think I should mourn
Title: At the beautiful gate
Author: Joseph H. Martin
Refrain First Line: Yes, waiting and watching for me

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Children's Diadem #d34
Children's Hosannas #d45
Gates Ajar: a collection of hymns and tunes for use in Sunday schools, praise and prayer meetings #61Page Scan
Glory Bells: a collection of new hymns and new music for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, revivals, Christian Endeavor societies, Epworth Leagues, etc. #32Page Scan
Good News : or songs and tunes for Sunday schools, Christian associations, and special meetings #17Page Scan
Gospel Bells #d54
Gospel Light #d114
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d203
Heavenly Tidings #d37
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book. Word ed. #d46
New Life: or, Songs and Tunes for Sunday-Schools, Prayer Meetings, and Private Occasions #40Page Scan
Our New Book for Sunday Schools, Prayer, Praise and Gospel Meetings #d30
Popular Hymns #d95
Popular Hymns Revised #d105
Popular Hymns: revised for the Work and Worship of the Church Sunday School. #d100
Prayer and Praise: or Hymns and Tunes for Prayer Meetings, Praise Meetings, Experience Meetings, Revivals, Missionary Meetings and all special occasions of Christian work and worship #272Page Scan
Sacred Melodies (Revised) #d129
Songs of Evangelism: for revival and evangelistic services; Bible schools, young people's meetings, and all occasions of Christian work and worship #127Page Scan
The Christian Church Hymnal #331Page Scan
The Crowning Day : For use in Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #17TextAudioPage Scan
The Gospel Gleaner #d52
The Revival No. 3: Suitable for All Kinds of Religious Meetings #167Page Scan
The Zion Songster for Sabbath Schools (Nos. 1 and 2 combined) #44Page Scan
Triumphant Songs No.1 #127Page Scan



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