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O Lord, our King, how excellent

O Lord, our King, how excellent

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: James 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 >

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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 Heart and Voice #144c

The Victory #d273

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