O great is Jehovah, and great be his praise

O great is Jehovah, and great be his praise

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 18 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: O great is Jehovah, and great be his praise
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Praise #429

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Christian Praise #429

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d665

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Church Psalmist #P48c

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Church Psalmist #P48c

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Church Psalmist #P48c

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #840

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #460

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P48.3

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Selah #190b

The Book of Worship #d367

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P48c

The Church Hymn Book #d389

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1149

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The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music #223

The Psalmodist #d156

Village Hymns #d381

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