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Strait [straight] is the gate to heaven above

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1 Straight is the gate to heaven above,
And narrow is the way;
Yet there is room in God's great love
For thee, for thee alway,
For thee, for thee alway.

2 In Paradise there still is room,
There still is room for thee;
For thee the Savior hath a home,
Where heavenly mansions be,
Where heavenly mansions be.

3 Though thousand times ten thousands stand
White-robed in glory there,
There is a place at God's right hand
For thee in heaven so fair,
For thee in heaven so fair.

4 In Jesus' heart there still is room,
In heaven is room also,
The gospel message bids thee come,
Praise God who loves thee, too,
Praise God who loves thee, too.

5 Now God be praised, who even me
A glorious diadem
Will grant when I His glory see
In His Jerusalem,
In His Jerusalem.

Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #423

Author: Carolina Sandell

Lina Sandell (full name: Karolina Wilhelmina Sandell-Berg) (3 October 1832–27 July 1903) was a Swedish poet and author of gospel hymns. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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First Line: Strait [straight] is the gate to heaven above
Author: Carolina Sandell

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Ambassador Hymnal #428

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