Words: ; orig­in­al­ly ap­peared as “The Eter­nal Gates Lift Up Their Heads” in Hymns, by the So­ci­e­ty for Pro­mot­ing Christ­ian Know­ledge, 1852; pub­lished in re­vised form in Al­ex­an­der’s Hymns De­scrip­tive and De­vo­tion­al, 1858.

Music: Mir­field, , 1872.

The golden gates are lifted up,
The doors are opened wide;
The King of Glory is gone in
Unto His Father’s side.

Thou art gone up before us, Lord,
To make for us a place,
That we may be where now Thou art,
And look upon God’s face.

And ever on our earthly path
A gleam of glory lies,
A light still breaks behind the cloud
That veiled Thee from our eyes.

Lift up our hearts, lift up our minds:
Let Thy dear grace be giv’n;
That, while we wander here below,
Our treasure be in Heav’n.

That where Thou art, at God’s right hand,
Our hope, our love, may be:
Dwell Thou in us, that we may dwell
Forevermore in Thee.