Spirit of power and might, behold

Spirit of power and might, behold

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 84 hymnals

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Almighty Spirit, now behold
A world by sin destroyed!
Creative spirit, as of old
Move on the formless void!

Give Thou the word—the healing sound
Shall quell the deadly strife,
And earth again, like Eden crowned,
Bring forth the tree of life.

If sang the morning stars for joy
When nature rose to view,
What strains shall angel harps employ,
When Thou shalt all renew!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #594

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: Spirit of power and might, behold
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #594

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #594

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A Collection of Hymns #361

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A Selection of Hymns #124

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d5

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #626

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Carmina Sanctorum #626

Chapel Hymns #d500

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Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #103

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d811

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d29

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Church Melodies #754

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #264

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Church Psalmist #560

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Church Psalmist #560

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Church Psalmist #560

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Church Psalmody #H496

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Church Psalmody #496

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Church Psalmody #260

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #502

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #502

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #916

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #916

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #534

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #534

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1075

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #986

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Hymns for the Worship of God #43

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Hymns of Worship #262

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #496

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #453

Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d10

Melodies of the Church #d30

Mission Songs #d134

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New Hymn and Tune book #89d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #89d

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #966

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d17

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H448

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Psalms and Hymns #558

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Sacred Poems and Hymns #18

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Seamen's Hymns #560

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d544

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Social Psalmist #560

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #498

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d383

Songs for the New Life #d580

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1004

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1178

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1178

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1178

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1178

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1178

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Songs of the Church #217

Songs of the Spirit #d370

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The Alleluia #173e

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #966

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The Baptist Praise Book #529

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The Baptist Psalmody #1027

The Book of Praise #d697

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #160

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The Church Praise Book #243

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1320

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The College Hymnal #215

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The Congregational Hymn Book #297

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The Gospel Psalmist #757

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The Harp #682

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The Heart and Voice #162c

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #245

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The Lyrica #355

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #357

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d550

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The Psalmist #875

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The Psalmist #875

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The Psalmody #840

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D382

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #346a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d954

The Service of Praise #d282

The Vestry Hymn Book #d418

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Worship in the School Room #75

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Worship in the School Room #113

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