The tender mercies of our Lord

The tender mercies of our Lord

Author: James Montgomery
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The tender mercies of our Lord,
And His long suffering grace,
The loving kindness of His word,
We every moment trace,

Our bread is given, our water sure,
Body and soul sustain'd,
O! may we to the end endure,
Till heaven itself is gain'd!

Sacred Poems and Hymns

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 tender mercies of our Lord
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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Sacred Poems and Hymns #205

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