Doxology (7s. M.)

Glory to the Father be, Equal glory to the Son

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

Glory to the Father be,
Equal glory to the Son;
And the Holy Spirit,--Three,
In eternal Godhead One.
As it was ere time begun,
As it now is, and shall be,
While unending ages run
Onward to eternity.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Glory to the Father be, Equal glory to the Son
Title: Doxology (7s. M.)
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 7.7.7.7

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
Text

Sacred Poems and Hymns #359

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.