In one fraternal bond of love

In one fraternal bond of love

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: CHURCH
Published in 22 hymnals

Representative Text

1 In one fraternal bond of love,
One fellowship of mind,
The saints below and saints above
Their bliss and glory find.

2 Here, in their house of pilgrimage,
Thy statutes are their song;
There, through one bright, eternal age,
Thy praises they prolong.

3 Lord, may our union form a part
Of that thrice happy whole,
Derive its pulse from Thee, the heart,
Its life from Thee, the soul.

Amen.



Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #283

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: In one fraternal bond of love
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 22 of 22)
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Baptist Chorals #132

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #203

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #283

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #604

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #650

Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d131

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d367

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Selah #104a

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #96

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The Baptist Psalmody #597

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The Christian Melodist #328

The Christian Psalmist #d332

The Gospel Hymnal #d295

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The Psalmist #790

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The Psalmist #790

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The Psalmody #537

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The Sacred Lyre #310

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The Social Psalmist #225

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d201

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