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Who will open mercy's door

Who will open mercy's door

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Tune: [Who will open mercy's door] (Ackley)
Published in 36 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. Who will open mercy’s door?
Jesus will! (Jesus will!) Jesus will! (Jesus will!)
As for pardon, I implore?
Jesus, blessed Jesus will!

Jesus will, Jesus will!
Yes, your loving Savior will; (surely will)
He will each and ev'ry need fulfill,
Jesus, blessed Jesus will!

2. Who can take away my sin?
Jesus will! (Jesus will!) Jesus will! (Jesus will!)
Make me pure, without, within?
Jesus, blessed Jesus will! [Refrain]

3. Who can conquer doubts and fears?
Jesus will! (Jesus will!) Jesus will! (Jesus will!)
Share my joys and dry my tears?
Jesus, blessed Jesus will! [Refrain]

4. Who will be my dearest Friend?
Jesus will! (Jesus will!) Jesus will! (Jesus will!)
Love and keep me to the end?
Jesus, blessed Jesus will! [Refrain]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #5

Author: Ina Duley Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Who will open mercy's door
Author: Ina Duley Ogdon
Refrain First Line: Jesus will
Copyright: Public Domain



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