Lord, in thy garden agony

Lord, in thy garden agony

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: DANA (Donizetti)
Published in 17 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: Lord, in thy garden agony
Author: James Montgomery

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Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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Church Harmonies #300

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d159

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #386

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #480

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #480

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #255

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #255

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #255

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Plymouth Collection #a231

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d366

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Revival Hymns #236

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #231

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The Baptist Praise Book #325

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The Gospel Psalmist #186

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The Harp #265

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a265

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