Give glory to God in the highest; give praise

Give glory to God in the highest; give praise

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: Give glory to God in the highest; give praise
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Hymns: adapted to the worship of God our Saviour in public and private devotion, compiled from the most approved ancient and modern authors, for the Central Universalist Society... #137Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P29cPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P29cPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P29cPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1091
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P29.2Page Scan
Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #95Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #141
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #141Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #141Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #141Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #141Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #141Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P29bPage Scan
The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #66Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d15
The Saints' Harp #d277
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