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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.

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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

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Hallelujah! heart and voice
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
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