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Thou art our Shepherd, glorious God

Thou art our Shepherd, glorious God

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: CHESTER (Hastings)
Published in 30 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: Thou art our Shepherd, glorious God
Author: James Montgomery



Instances (1 - 30 of 30)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d253
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #451Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d921
Hymns for Schools and Families #d491
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #576Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #36Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d215
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #8Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #8Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #505Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #306Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d816
Parish Psalmody #d830
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #69Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S71Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B69Page Scan
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #160Page Scan
Songs of Glory, No.2: a collection of beautiful songs for Sunday Schools and the Family Circle #121Page Scan
Songs of Gratitude #d133
Songs of Gratitude, a Collection of New Songs for Sunday Schools and Worshiping Assemblies #142cPage Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #57Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d405
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #729Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #S17Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #283Page Scan
The Congregation #d152
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #916Page Scan
The Polyphonic; or Juvenile Choralist; containing a great variety of music and hymns, both new & old, designed for schools and youth #109aPage Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d401
Union Hymns. Rev. #d415
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