He comes, with succor speedy

He comes, with succor speedy

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 3 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 >

Text Information

First Line: He comes, with succor speedy
Author: James Montgomery



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
Page Scan

Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #90

Songs of the Unity #d89

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d136

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us