Lord, Accept into Thy Kingdom
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Lord, Accept into Thy Kingdom


1. Lord, accept into thy kingdom

Each repentant, humbled one,

Born of water and the Spirit

In thy name, Beloved Son.

Let the Holy Ghost, descending,

Comfort, guide the path of youth,

Channel of all light and glory,

Key to vision, knowledge, truth.

2. Know ye not that he was holy?

Yet he witnessed unto men

That the way is straight and narrow

Leading unto God again.

Hark, glad tidings of salvation.

Hear his word, “Come, follow me

Unto glory in my kingdom,

Unto life eternally.”

3. Like the sound of rushing waters

In this day his word is said:

Holy ordinance of mercy

For the living and the dead!

Let your hearts rejoice in gladness!

Let the earth break forth and sing!

Let the dead speak praising anthems

To our God, eternal King!

Text: Mabel Jones Gabbott, b. 1910. © 1948 IRI

Music: Alexander Schreiner, 1901–1987. © 1948 IRI

2 Nephi 31:5–13

Doctrine and Covenants 128:12, 22