The tempter to my soul hath said

The tempter to my soul hath said

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: ZEPHYR (Bradbury)
Published in 40 hymnals

Representative Text

1. The tempter to my soul hath said,
"There is no help in God for thee;"
Lord, lift thou up thy servant's head;
My glory, shield, and solace be.

2. Thus to the Lord I raised my cry;
He heard me from his holy hill;
At his command the waves rolled by;
He beckoned, and the winds were still.

3. I will not fear, tho' armed throngs
Compass my steps in all their wrath;
Salvation to the Lord belongs;
His presence guards his people's path.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #753

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 tempter to my soul hath said
Author: James Montgomery

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #250

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A Collection of Hymns #311

Christ in Song #d552

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Christ in Song #753

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Church Psalmist #P3b

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Church Psalmist #P3b

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Church Psalmist #P3b

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d702

Family and Social Melodies #d335

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #477

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #477

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #783

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #783

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #165

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #165

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Hymns and Tunes #380

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #889

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1069

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Hymns of the Church Militant #188

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #161

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #161

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New Hymn and Tune book #131f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #131f

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Plymouth Collection #a761

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #761

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P3.2

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #761

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The Christian Hymn Book #851

The Christian Hymnal #d666

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The Christian Hymnal #635

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The Christian hymnal #203

The Christian Hymnist #d523

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P3c

The Church Hymnal #253

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The Heart and Voice #49b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #697

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The New York Choralist #45

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #746

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The Voice of Praise #636

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