Come at the morning hour

Come at the morning hour

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 58 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come at the morning hour,
Comet, let us kneel and pray;
Prayer is the Christian pilgrim's staff
To walk with God all day.

2 At noon, beneath the Rock
Of ages, rest and pray;
Sweet is that shelter from the sun
In weary heat of day.

3 At evening, in thy home,
Around its altar, pray;
And finding there the house of God,
With heaven then close the day.

4 When midnight veils our eyes,
Oh, it is sweet to say,
I sleep, but my heart waketh, Lord!
With thee to watch and pray.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #305

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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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #463

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #463

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #574

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d20

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Christian Praise #50

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Church Harmonies #367

Gathered Jewels, No.2 #d25

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Glad Tidings #118b

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Good Will Songs #110

Harmony in Praise #d25

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #67

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #534

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #765

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #750

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #750

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #821

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Hymns for Public Worship #164

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1168

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d71

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New Manual of Praise #129

Our Glad Hosanna #d42

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Plymouth Collection #a1330

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1330

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Revival Hymns #17

Soldier's Friend #d9

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #394

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #602

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b886

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #886

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Songs for the Sanctuary #886

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Songs for the Sanctuary #886

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Songs for the Sanctuary #886

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #886

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d81

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #393

Songs of Praise and Prayer #d44

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Songs of Praise and Prayer #67

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1330

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The Baptist Praise Book #76

The Book of Praise #d100

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #451

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #938

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d97

The Gospel Hymnal #d84

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The Gospel Psalmist #638

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d97

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #141

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The People's Hymnal #397

The Service of Praise #d44

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The Standard Church Hymnal #58

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The Voice of Praise #305

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Vestry Harmonies #50b

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Waters' Choral Harp #125c

Youthful Songs for Junior Societies #d6

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