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

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



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