Our heavenly Father, hear our prayer

Our heavenly Father, hear our prayer

Author: James Montgomery
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Our heavenly Father! hear our prayer;
Thy name be hallowed every where;
Thy Kingdom come; Thy perfect will,
In earth as heaven, may all fulfil;--

Give this day's bread, that we may live;
Forgive our sins as we forgive;
Lead us temptation's snares to shun,
And save us from the Evil One:

Now, and for ever, unto Thee,
The kingdom, power, and glory be!
Thus, as our Saviour taught to say,
In truth and spirit, let us pray.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

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: Our heavenly Father, hear our prayer
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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Sacred Poems and Hymns #63

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