Return, my soul, unto thy rest, From God no longer roam

Return, my soul, unto thy rest, From God no longer roam

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 6 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: Return, my soul, unto thy rest, From God no longer roam
Author: James Montgomery
Publication Date: 1859
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #342

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #808

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