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I feed by faith on Christ, my bread

I feed by faith on Christ, my bread

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 19 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: I feed by faith on Christ, my bread
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

SHELTERING WING


FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
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A Selection of Hymns #285

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #849

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d370

Gloria in Excelsis #d286

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #962

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Laudes Domini #973

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Laudes Domini #502

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1059

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad465

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1061

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Songs of the Church #649

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The Baptist Praise Book #792

The New Church Hymnal #170

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The New Laudes Domini #1026

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