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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Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Hymns: adapted to the worship of God our Saviour in public and private devotion, compiled from the most approved ancient and modern authors, for the Central Universalist Society... #437Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #563Page Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #174Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d355
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d355
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #71Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #89cPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #89cPage Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d709
The Harp #50Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #144cPage Scan
The Victory #d273
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