The Golden Gate

Just across the jasper sea

Author: D. B. Towner
Tune: [Just across the jasper sea]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Just across the jasper sea,
Many loved ones watch and wait;
Sweet the greeting there will be,
When I meet them at the golden gate.

Golden gate, golden gate,
Many loved ones watch and wait,
Golden gate, golden gate,
When I meet them at the golden gate.

2 When across the cold, cold wave,
I beside the loved ones stand;
WE will sing his power to save,
All who live to keep his blest commands. [Refrain]

3 Joy will fill each soul that day,
And our love to him be great;
Who hath washed our sins away,
And hath opened wide the golden gate. [Refrain]

Source: Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #131

Author: D. B. Towner

Towner, Daniel B. (Rome, Pennsylvania, 1850--1919). Attended grade school in Rome, Penn. when P.P. Bliss was teacher. Later majored in music, joined D.L. Moody, and in 1893 became head of the music department at Moody Bible Institute. Author of more than 2,000 songs. --Paul Milburn, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Just across the jasper sea
Title: The Golden Gate
Author: D. B. Towner
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Wondrous Love #131

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