O'er the portals of mercy these words are inscribed

O'er the portals of mercy these words are inscribed

Author: Robert Morris
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Robert Morris

Morris, Robert, LL.D., born Aug. 31, 1818, is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and an extensive writer on Freemasonry. In 1868 he visited the Holy Land on behalf of the Freemasons of America, the outcome of which was his work, Freemasonry in the Holy Land. He is the author of some 300 poetical pieces. One of these, "Each gentle dove and sighing bough" (Evening), is in H. R. Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1881, &c.. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: O'er the portals of mercy these words are inscribed
Author: Robert Morris
Refrain First Line: Knock, knock, knock,'tis the Savior's command

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #30Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #139Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d120
Sweet Songs #d32
The Gem #d112
The Silver Spray #d86
The Silver Spray: a New and Choice Collection of Popular Sabbath School Music #d109
The Singing Pilgrim #d142
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