The Lord our righteousness

In thy presence we appear

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: HORTON (Schnyder)
Published in 36 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: In thy presence we appear
Title: The Lord our righteousness
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 36 of 36)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #45

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d154

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #546b

Chapel Hymns #d265

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Church Melodies #478

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Church Psalmist #228

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Church Psalmist #228

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Church Psalmist #228

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Church Psalmody #319

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d348

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Evangelical Hymns #43

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #45

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New Hymn and Tune book #333d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #333d

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H2

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Seamen's Hymns #228

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d303

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Social Psalmist #228

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #S44

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #195

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #195

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #195

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #546b

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d337

The Church Hymn Book #d250

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1015

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d59

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The Devotional Chimes #212c

The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d130

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The Heart and Voice #297b

The Praise #d126

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The Saint's Harp #5

The School Psalter #d138

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