Judge me, Lord, in righteousness

Judge me, Lord, in righteousness

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: PALMER (32112)
Published in 15 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 >

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First Line: Judge me, Lord, in righteousness
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymns #191

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d552

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Church Psalmist #P43c

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Church Psalmist #P43c

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Church Psalmist #P43c

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Church Psalmody #P43.4

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Church Psalmody #P43d

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d73

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P43d

Melodies of the Church #d521

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Psalms and Hymns #P43d

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The Baptist Hymn Book #923

The Modern Psalmist #d144

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #125b

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