The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail Against Her

Who make the Lord of hosts their tower

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 19 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: Who make the Lord of hosts their tower
Title: The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail Against Her
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #228

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #178

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #178

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #178

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #178

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #178

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #178

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #715

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Church Poetry #90

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Church Psalmist #P125b

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Church Psalmist #P125b

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Church Psalmist #P125b

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #228

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d288

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New Hymn and Tune book #19d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #19d

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d901

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The Christian Psalmist #P125a

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The Heart and Voice #92c

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