Hallelujah! heart and voice

Hallelujah! heart and voice

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 1 hymnal

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Hallelujah! heart and voice,
Yielding all the praise to Thee,
Lord, the flock would now rejoice
In their shepherd's jubilee.

Hallelujah! heart and voice,
When the day of God they see,
All Christ's sheep will thus rejoice,
At his own great jubilee.

Hallelujah! heart and voice,
Then in heaven one fold shall be,
And one Shepherd,--to rejoice
In eternal jubilee.

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: Hallelujah! heart and voice
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English


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