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.

Refrain:
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 >

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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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