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Throw Open the Gates

Throw open the gates of the city, The city of crystal and gold

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [Throw open the gates of the city]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Throw open the gates of the city,
The city of crystal and gold,
That all who accept of the Savior
May enter with joy to the fold.

Throw open the gates of the city,
That its light may shine out on the way;
Throw open the gates of the city,
We are nearing its portals today.

2 Throw open the gates of the city,
The city of joy and of love,
That its light may shine out on the pathway
That leads to bright mansions above. [Refrain]

3 Throw open the gates of the city,
Let it’s glory shine out like a star,
That the millions who know not the Savior
May hasten from near and afar. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #14

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d163

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Gospel Herald in Song #166

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Honey Out of the Rock #14

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Honey Out of the Rock #14

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