The earth is thine, Jehovah, thine

The earth is thine, Jehovah, thine

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 10 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: The earth is thine, Jehovah, thine
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #296

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #409

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Christian Hymns #58

The Choral #d193

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The Gospel Psalmist #392

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