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      D G
He stood beside the gate of Heaven, waiting to go in,
    C                    Em               C               D
And he wondered how this Holy Place could take a man like him.
G                          Bm           G
With shouts of great rejoicing and with music then they came,
       C               Em              C                    D-A-D
Of the angels standing by him he asked what could be their name?

 Em            C          G        D Em         C             G-D
"These are the company of prophets.  The goodly fellowship of souls,"
 Em              C                   G       D     Em
"Who spake God's Word with faith and boldness; who blessed the poor,
         C               D
    and made the wounded whole."
G            C         Em         C           D           G-Em-G-C-G
"Oh," he fell upon his knees, and cried, "I am not one of these."

He waited 'til another band of shining ones drew nigh,
     C              Em           C           D
They entered into Heaven with a "Hallelujah" cry.
He asked again, "Who are these?  Can you tell me whence they came?"
   C                                               D
He seemed to see the answer in a burning tongue of flame.

 Em            C          G       D Em       C               D
"These are the company of martyrs, the mighty fellowship of Saints."
     Em        C                    G
"Who knew our Lord and walked beside Him."
D-Em              C                D
"Who ran the holy race and did not faint."

G                          Em-G-Em          D             G-Em-C-G
"Oh," he fell upon his knees, and cried, "I am not one of these."

D G                                           Em
Then suddenly, a multitude was heard from far away.
      C                                                    D
Their voices rang with songs of joy like children at their play.
He saw Rahab, he saw David, Mary Magdalene and Paul,
        C              Em               C                D
And the thief who died by Jesus was the one who led them all.

Em                          C              G
"Who are these?!" he almost shouted at the angels.
D Em           C                D
"These are the sinners saved by grace!"
     Em               C               G     D
"The host of them who called upon the Savior;"
Em                   C            D
"Washed in Blood and justified by faith!"

     G                          Em   C
And, Oh...he leaped up from his knees!



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