Listen to the gentle promptings

Listen to the gentle promptings

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: TALMAR
Published in 28 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: Listen to the gentle promptings
Author: James Montgomery

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Instances (1 - 28 of 28)

Bright Gems #d90

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d76

Gospel Praise Book #d152

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d78

Hallowed Songs #d204

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Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #449

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Our New Hymnal #278

Revival Hymns #d91

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #396

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Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #171

Songs of the Church #d132

Songs of the Soul #d87

Songs of the Soul #d96

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d433

The Chapel Hymn Book #d217

The Pilgrim's Harp #d128

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #500

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