Doxology (7s 6s M.)

Glory to the Father be, Glory to the Son

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 2 hymnals

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Glory to the Father be,
Glory to the Son,
Glory to the Spirit,--Three,
In the Godhead One.
As it was ere time begun,
Is, and yet shall be,
While unending ages run
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 >

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First Line: Glory to the Father be, Glory to the Son
Title: Doxology (7s 6s M.)
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 7.6.7.6

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