1 Lift up your heads, eternal gates:
the Lord our God draws near;
the King of glory now awaits,
his hosts in strength appear.

2 What mortal dare ascend God's hill
or reach that holy place?
Not those who plan their neighbours ill
and bring them to disgrace.

3 Yes, all the earth is God's alone,
its compass far and wide,
and in that King upon the throne
our trust and hope reside.

After Psalm 24, David Mowbray (born 1938)
© David Mowbray/Jubilate Hymns
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