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The Lord is gracious to forgive

The Lord is gracious to forgive

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 8 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: The Lord is gracious to forgive
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Hymns #346

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Church Melodies #460

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Church Psalmist #P144a

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Church Psalmist #P144a

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Church Psalmist #P144a

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d767

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P144c

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The New York Choralist #66

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