O come, let us sing to the Lord, In God our salvation rejoice

O come, let us sing to the Lord, In God our salvation rejoice

Author (Ls. 5-8): B. Francis (1787); Author (Ls. 1-4): Jas. Montgomery (1822)
Published in 26 hymnals

Author (Ls. 5-8): B. Francis

Francis, Benjamin , M.A., was born in Wales in 1734. He was baptized at the age of 15, and began to preach at 19. He studied at the Bristol Baptist College, and commenced his ministry at Sodbury. In 1757 he removed to Horsley (afterwards called Shortwood), in Gloucestershire. There he remained, through a happy and very successful ministry of 42 years, until his death in 1799. He was the author of many poetical compositions :— (1) Conflagration, a Poem in Four Parts, (1770); (2) Elegies on the Deaths of the Revs. George Whitefield , Caleb Evans, Robert Day, and Joshua Thomas; (3) The Association, a Poem (1790); (4) a Poetical Address to the Stockbridge Indians (5) two satirical pieces on the Baptismal controversy; The Salopian Zealo… Go to person page >

Author (Ls. 1-4): Jas. 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: O come, let us sing to the Lord, In God our salvation rejoice
Author (Ls. 5-8): B. Francis (1787)
Author (Ls. 1-4): Jas. Montgomery (1822)

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #311

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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #2

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d214

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S20

Gems from Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other Services #d106

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #140

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #84

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #84

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P95.3

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1052

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #16

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The Gospel Psalmist #75

The Psaltery #d187

The Thanksgiving #d161

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