In Zion's Sacred Gates

In Zion's sacred gates

Author: Timothy Dwight
Tune: LYMAN
Published in 30 hymnals

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1 In Zion's sacred gates
Let hymns of praise begin,
Where acts of faith and love
In ceaseless beauty shine:
In mercy there, while God is known,
Before his throne with songs appear.

2 The trumpet's martial voice,
The timbrel's softer sound,
The organ's solemn peal,
His praises shall resound:
To swell the song with highest joy,
Let man employ his tuneful tongue.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #327

Author: Timothy Dwight

Timothy Dwight (b. Northampton, MA, 1752; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1817) was a grandson of Jonathan Edwards who became a Congregationalist pastor, a Revolutionary War army chaplain, a tutor and professor at Yale College, and president of Yale from 1795 to 1817. As president he continued to teach and serve as chaplain and was instrumental in improving both the academic and the spiritual life of the college. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: In Zion's sacred gates
Title: In Zion's Sacred Gates
Author: Timothy Dwight

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3199
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Instances

Instances (1 - 30 of 30)
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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #368

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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #7b

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Christian Songs #3

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Church Psalmist #P150b

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Church Psalmist #P150b

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Church Psalmist #P150b

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David's Harp #214

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Gems of Song #3

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Plymouth Collection #a169

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P150.3

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Sabbath School Songs #24

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Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns #135

The Alleluia #d107

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The Alleluia #75

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d80

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #169

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #p150b

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3199

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The Musical Olio #62

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The New Alleluia #75

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The Psalms and Hymns #P150a

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d101

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The Sabbath School Harp #S24

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The Voice of Praise #327

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