I feed by faith on Christ, my bread

I feed by faith on Christ, my bread

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 18 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: I feed by faith on Christ, my bread
Author: James Montgomery

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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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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #973

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #502

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1059

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1061

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1061

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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 of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #649

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The Baptist Praise Book #792

The New Church Hymnal #170

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #1026

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