Patient prayer has power with God

Patient prayer has power with God

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 1 hymnal

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Patient prayer has power with God;
Thus, while Moses raised the rod,
Israel o'er the foe prevail'd,
But grew feeble when he fail'd,
Till, by Hur and Aaron's care,
Intercession held up Prayer.

Pray ye, pray and never faint,
Mourning Sinner, tempted Saint!
Faith and Hope your hands sustain,
Victory then ye must obtain,
Yea, and more than conquerors prove
Through your great Redeemer's love.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

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: Patient prayer has power with God
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English


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