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The Knock of the King

My heart was closed to Jesus

Author: Wm.C. Stokes
Tune: [My heart was closed to Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 My heart was closed to Jesus,
Of his love I could not sing;
My life gave back no answer
To the knock of Christ my King.

Refrain:
O the knocking of the King,
O the knocking of the King;
I’m happy since I listened
To the knocking of the King.

2 But O the love of Jesus
Unto me such joy did bring,
When I my heart did open
To the knock of Christ my King. [Refrain]

3 My life I yield to Jesus,
Of his love and praise I sing;
I’m happy since I listened
To the knock of Christ my King. [Refrain]

4 How sweet to live for Jesus,
Unto him alone I cling,
Since my sad heart made answer
To the knock of Christ my King. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel: for use in all religious meetings #67

Author: Wm.C. Stokes

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Text Information

First Line: My heart was closed to Jesus
Title: The Knock of the King
Author: Wm.C. Stokes
Refrain First Line: O the knocking of the King

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Instances

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #65Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel: for use in all religious meetings #67TextAudioPage Scan
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