Listen to the gentle promptings

Listen to the gentle promptings

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: TALMAR
Published in 27 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Listen to the gentle promptings
Of the Spirit's warning voice,
Can ye heed His solemn warnings?
Can ye slight His wondrous grace?

2 Sweetly calling on the erring,
Pardons offered without price;
Come, and round the altar kneeling,
O receive the offered grace.

3 Joy and hope the troubled conscience
Will allay with soothing peace;
Press we then to realms of glory,
Run with joy the heavenly race.

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #103

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: Listen to the gentle promptings
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 27 of 27)

Bright Gems #d90

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d76

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Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #248

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #373

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d78

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Gospel Praise Book. #219a

Hallowed Songs #d204

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Hallowed Songs #79

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Hymns and Tunes #449

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International Song Service #103

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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

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The Devotional Chimes #226a

The Lesser Hymnal #d188

The Pilgrim's Harp #d128

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

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The Tribute of Praise #500

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The Tribute of Praise #500

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Vestry Chimes #30a

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