In thy presence we appear

In thy presence we appear

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: HORTON (Schnyder)
Published in 35 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: In thy presence we appear
Author: James Montgomery



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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: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #546b

Chapel Hymns #d265

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #228

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

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

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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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Songs for Social and Public Worship #S44

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d337

The Church Hymn Book #d250

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d59

The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d130

The Praise #d126

The School Psalter #d138

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