The gates will open wide for me

My Savior, can it ever be

Author: John Keble
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: John Keble

Keble, John, M.A., was born at Fairford, in Gloucestershire, on St. Mark's Day, 1792. His father was Vicar of Coln St. Aldwin's, about three miles distant, but lived at Fairford in a house of his own, where he educated entirely his two sons, John and Thomas, up to the time of their entrance at Oxford. In 1806 John Keble won a Scholarship at Corpus Christi College, and in 1810 a Double First Class, a distinction which up to that time had been gained by no one except Sir Robert Peel. In 1811 he was elected a Fellow of Oriel, a very great honour, especially for a boy under 19 years of age; and in 1811 he won the University Prizes both for the English and Latin Essays. It is somewhat remarkable that amid this brilliantly successful career,… Go to person page >

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First Line: My Savior, can it ever be
Title: The gates will open wide for me
Author: John Keble
Refrain First Line: Yes, the gates will open wide
Copyright: Public Domain



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A Church of England Hymn Book #332

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A Selection of Hymns #494

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d138

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The Best of All ; The Harp of Glory #d121

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #205d

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