Of old, O God, thine own right hand

Of old, O God, thine own right hand

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 5 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: Of old, O God, thine own right hand
Author: James Montgomery

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A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d63
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #P.LXXXPage Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #454Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #454Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #569Page Scan
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