O Lord, our King, how excellent

O Lord, our King, how excellent

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 13 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 Lord, our King, how excellent
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Hymns #437

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #563

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Church Psalmody #174

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d355

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d355

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #71

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New Hymn and Tune book #89c

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New Hymn and Tune Book #89c

The Church Hymn Book #d709

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The Harp #50

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a50

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The Heart and Voice #144c

The Victory #d273

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