Tonight, for thee the door stands open wide

Tonight, for thee the door stands open wide

Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley

Ernest G. W. Wesley was born and educated in England. At the age of seventeen he started writing for local newspapers. When he was twenty-two he worked as special correspondent for The New York Times in Buenos Aries. While he was in Buenos Aries he became licensed to preach in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He came to the United States in the early 1870's and continued writing and contributing to religious and secular papers. He wrote between five and six hundred hymns and nearly two thousand articles on religious and theological topics. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Tonight, for thee the door stands open wide
Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley
Refrain First Line: Some day, some hour, 'twill be too late

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