Have mercy on me, O my God

Have mercy on me, O my God

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: IONA (33212)
Published in 15 hymnals

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

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Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d171

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A Collection of Hymns #182

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #696

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Church Choral-Book #26

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #445

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #445

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d70

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Songs of Pilgrimage #130

The Hymnist #d40

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #513

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #513

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #345

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #344d

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d353

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Worship in the School Room #304

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