Open Wide the Church's Door

'straight version'

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Shirley Erena Murray
Tune Name: GARY PATERSON

Lyrics as Poetry

Open wide the church’s door!
Let our faith
find new truth
where the Spirit, more and more
stirs the wind of change.Jesus, take us through that door,
you the key
setting free,
growing kinship more and more
where your friends would be.Jesus, take us through that door,
where the lost
are embraced,
where God’s children, more and more
share the table’s feast.Jesus, take us through that door,
into grace,
into peace,
Jesus, teach us more and more
how to live and die.Open wide the church’s door!
Let our faith
find new truth
where the Spirit, more and more
stirs the wind of change.


Words by
Shirley Erena MurrayCopyright © 2010 by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA

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Audio Sample

OPEN WIDE THE CHURCH'S DOOR
Straight Version
Verses 1 & 3
sung by David Moddle and
accompanied by Ron Klusmeier

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Acceptance
  • Change
  • Door, Doors
  • Faith
  • Grace
  • Jesus∶ freedom
  • Peace
  • Spirit
  • Truth

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