69
He the Pearly Gates Will Open
Words by Fred Blom
Translated by Nathaniel Carlson
Music by Elsie Ahlwen

Revelation 21:21
"And the twelve gates were twelve pearls:
every several gate was of one pearl:  and
the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass."

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          Love Divine, so great and wondrous,
          Deep and mighty, pure sublime!
          Coming from the heart of Jesus,
          Just the same thro' tests of time.

            Chorus
            He the pearly gates will open,
            So that I may enter in;
            For He purchased my redemption,
            And forgave me all my sin.

          Like a dove when hunted, frightened,
          As a wounded fawn was I;
          Broken hearted, yet He healed me,
          He will heed the sinner's cry.

            Chorus
            He the pearly gates will open,
            So that I may enter in;
            For He purchased my redemption,
            And forgave me all my sin.

          Love Divine, so great and wondrous,
          All my sins He then forgave!
          I will sing His praise forever,
          For His blood, His pow'r to save.

            Chorus
            He the pearly gates will open,
            So that I may enter in;
            For He purchased my redemption,
            And forgave me all my sin.

          In life's eventide, at twilight,
          At His door I'll knock and wait;
          By the precious love of Jesus, I shall enter heaven's gate.

            Chorus
            He the pearly gates will open,
            So that I may enter in;
            For He purchased my redemption,
            And forgave me all my sin.


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