Again our ears have heard the voice

Again our ears have heard the voice

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 29 hymnals

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Again our ears have heard the voice,
At which the dead shall live;
O may the sound our hearts rejoice,
And strength immortal give.

And have we heard the word with joy?
And have we felt its power?
To keep it be our bless'd employ,
Till life's extremest hour.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

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: Again our ears have heard the voice
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

Notes

Again our ears have heard the voice. J. Montgomery. [Close of Service.] This hymn of 2 stanzas, for the close of Divine Service, was given in his Christian Psalmist, 1825, No 472, and again in his Original Hymns, 1853, No. 354. It was included in Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody. 1833, but its use is very limited.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #656Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #335TextPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d9
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #429Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #29Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #29Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #29Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #29Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #29Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #29Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #82Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #44Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #44Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #506Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #8Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #656Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #80Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d10
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #380Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #380Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #83Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #83Page Scan
Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d1
Sacred Poems and Hymns #354Text
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1089Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #490Page Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d3
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #69Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d7



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