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Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice

Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 30 hymnals

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: Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #175

A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d236

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d870

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Church Psalmody #H547

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Church Psalmody #547

General Baptist Hymn Book #d389

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #547

Melodies of the Church #d834

Prison Hymn Book #d282

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Revival Songs #156

Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d208

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #583

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #169.583

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The Baptist Hymn Book #583

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The Baptist Psalmody #685

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #463

The Child's Prayer and Hymn Book #d34

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #180

The Devotional Hymn Book #d388

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The Lyrica #388

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The Psalmist #633

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The Psalmist #633

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The Psalmody #705

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The Sacred Lyre #52

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The Social Psalmist #33

The Southern Psalmist #d683

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d716

Union Hymns #d328

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