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Listen to the gentle promptings

Listen to the gentle promptings

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 27 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Listen to the gentle promptings
Of the Spirit’s warning voice;
Will you heed His solemn warnings?
Can ye slight His wondrous love?

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 ye, then, to realms of glory;
Run with joy and offered race.

4 Hesitate no longer, sinner,
Lest the Spirit, sad and grieved,
Should forsake thee now and ever,
Never more to be deceived.

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #219a

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Listen to the gentle promptings
Author: James Montgomery



Instances (1 - 27 of 27)

Bright Gems #d90

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d76

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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