Open the gates of righteousness, For we have come to pray

Open the gates of righteousness, For we have come to pray

Author: David Mowbray
Tune: SAWLEY (Walch)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Author: David Mowbray

David Mowbray (b. 1938) was born in Wallington, Surrey, England. He attended Dulwich College, Fitzwilliam, Cambridge where he read English. He gained an MA at Trinity in Bristol and a BD at London (External). Ordained in the Church of England, he was a curate at St. Giles in Northampton and at St. Mary's in Walford. Appointed Vicar of Broxborne, Herts in 1970 in 1984, he became Vicar of All Saints, Hertfordshire. In 1991 he became Vicar of St. Matthew's Darley Abbey, Derby, where he serves to this day. He has been writing hymns since 1977 and most of his texts are represented by Jubilate Hymns. Three of his hymn texts have been included in Hope's new hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001). --www.hopepublishing.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Open the gates of righteousness, For we have come to pray
Author: David Mowbray
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © David Mowbray / Jubilate Hymns

Tune

SAWLEY (Walch)

This tune was composed by James Walch in 1857 for a children's anniversary, and was published in 1860 with other tunes for private circulation. It was wrongly assigned, in the early editions of [The Free Church Hymnal, 1888] to the Rev. F. Pigou. Scottish church music: its sources and composers, 189…

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #188

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