Have mercy on me, O my God

Have mercy on me, O my God

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: IONA
Published in 15 hymnals

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: Have mercy on me, O my God
Author: James Montgomery

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d171
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #182Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #696Page Scan
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #26Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #445Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #445Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d70
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #130Page Scan
The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d40
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #513Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #513Page Scan
The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #345Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #344dPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d353
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #304Page Scan



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