Give glory to God in the highest; give praise

Give glory to God in the highest; give praise

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 18 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: Give glory to God in the highest; give praise
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Hymns #137

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Church Psalmist #P29c

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Church Psalmist #P29c

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Church Psalmist #P29c

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P29.2

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Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #95

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b141

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #141

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Songs for the Sanctuary #141

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Songs for the Sanctuary #141

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Songs for the Sanctuary #141

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #141

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #141

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P29b

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The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #66

The Sacred Lyre #d15

The Saints' Harp #d277

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