Grace, like a fountain, ever flows

Grace, like a fountain, ever flows

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Grace, like a fountain, ever flows,
Fresh succors to renew;
The Lord my wants and weakness knows.
My sins and sorrows too.

2 He sees me often overcome,
And pities my distress;
And bids affliction drive me home,
To anchor on his grace.

3 'Tis he directs my doubtful ways,
When dangers line the road:
Here I my Ebenezer raise,
And trust the gracious God.


Source: The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #1064

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: Grace, like a fountain, ever flows
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #444

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1064

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