And I threw the key away

My heart was closed to the Savior's knock

Author: Herbert Buffum
Tune: [My heart was closed to the Savior's knock]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Herbert Buffum

Herbert Buffum was born in La Fayette, Illinois 13 November 1879. He became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He started preaching at seventeen years of age. He did city mission work up and down the Pacific Coast and later in small towns in Kansas. He began publishing hymns at the age of eighteen. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: My heart was closed to the Savior's knock
Title: And I threw the key away
Author: Herbert Buffum
Refrain First Line: Unlock your heart to Jesus now
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