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

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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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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: original and selected (5th ed.) #B69

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

Songs of Gratitude #d133

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #57

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d405

The Congregation #d152

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #916

Union Hymns. Rev. #d401

Union Hymns. Rev. #d415

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