Hearken, Lord, to my complaints

Hearken, Lord, to my complaints

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: MILNER
Published in 29 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: Hearken, Lord, to my complaints
Author: James Montgomery

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #931

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d344

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Church Melodies #505

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Church Psalmist #P42d

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Church Psalmist #P42d

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Church Psalmist #P42d

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Plymouth Collection #a856

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #856

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d303

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P42.4

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #127

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #142

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Selah #206a

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b599

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #599

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Songs for the Sanctuary #599

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Songs for the Sanctuary #599

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Songs for the Sanctuary #599

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #599

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #599

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Songs of the Church #381

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #856

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The Baptist Hymn Book #922

The Book of Praise #d276

The Choral Friend #d25

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P42d

The Sacred Lyre #d26

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