God's Pavilion

Grant me within thy courts a place

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 33 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Grant me within thy courts a place,
Among thy saints a seat,
Forever to behold thy face,
And worship at thy feet,

2 In thy pavilion to abide
When storms of trouble blow,
And in thy tabernacle hide,
Secure from every foe.

3 "Seek ye my face!" Without delay
When thus I hear thee speak,
My heart would leap for joy, and say,
"Thy face, Lord, will I seek."

4 Then leave me not when griefs assail,
And earthly comforts flee;
When father, mother, kindred fail,
My God, remember me!

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #477

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: Grant me within thy courts a place
Title: God's Pavilion
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #839

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #412

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #557

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Church Psalmist #P27c

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Church Psalmist #P27c

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Church Psalmist #P27c

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #660

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #660

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Hymnal #557

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #118

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #839

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d353

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New Hymn and Tune book #73c

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New Hymn and Tune Book #73c

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Sacred Hymns and Tunes #250

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d258

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d118

The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d96

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #557

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d220

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P27c

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #659

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The Heart and Voice #114c

The New and Living Way, Burning Bush Songs No. 5 #d15

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #866

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #866

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #425

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #477

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #251

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The Tribute of Praise #251

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The Tribute of Praise #251

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