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Plea For Sparing Mercy

Lord, let me know mine end, My days how brief their date

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 39 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, let me know mine end, My days how brief their date
Title: Plea For Sparing Mercy
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 39 of 39)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #1061

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A Collection of Hymns #410

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #856

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Church Poetry #27a

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Church Psalmist #P39d

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Church Psalmist #P39d

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Church Psalmist #P39d

Family and Social Melodies #d204

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #795

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #C100

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #C101

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #C102

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #C103

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #959

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #959

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1269

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1061

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d84

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New Hymn and Tune book #261c

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New Hymn and Tune Book #261c

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1368

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Plymouth Collection #a1148

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1148

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P39.5

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Songs of the Church #787

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1148

The Book of Worship #d296

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The Christian Hymnal #417

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P39d

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d423

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The Heart and Voice #200b

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #868

The Saints' Harp #d516

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