Thou art our Shepherd, glorious God

Thou art our Shepherd, glorious God

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: CHESTER (Hastings)
Published in 31 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: Thou art our Shepherd, glorious God
Author: James Montgomery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 31 of 31)

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d253

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d921

Hymns for Schools and Families #d491

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #576

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #36

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d215

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #8

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #8

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Hymns selected from various authors #505

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #306

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #306

Parish Psalmody #d816

Parish Psalmody #d830

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #69

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S71

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #B69

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Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #160

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Songs of Glory, No.2 #121

Songs of Gratitude #d133

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #57

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d405

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The Christian Hymn Book #729

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The Christian Hymnal #S17

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The Christian hymnal #283

The Congregation #d152

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The Congregational Hymn Book #916

Union Hymns. Rev. #d401

Union Hymns. Rev. #d415

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