Arise, and bless the Lord

Arise, and bless the Lord

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: GREENWOOD
Published in 32 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: Arise, and bless the Lord
Author: James Montgomery

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #31

Choice Hymns #d14

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #122

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song #111d

Free Methodist Hymnal #d38

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Hymnal #31

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #36

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #14

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New Hymn and Tune book #213c

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New Hymn and Tune Book #213c

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Songs for Worship #144a

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #294

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #31

The Association Hymn Book #d6

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d32

The Chapel Hymn Book #d23

The Choral #d9

The Gospel Hymnal #d28

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The Harp #119

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a119

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The Heart and Voice #224b

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The Helping Hand #156c

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #5

The Modern Harp #d15

The Philharmonia #d28

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The Psalmist #87

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The Psalmist #87

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The Psalmody #34

The Song Service, a Manual of Choice and Favorite Hymns #d6

The Tabernacle #d15

The Victory #d15

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d36

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