Creator, Redeemer, and Spirit of Truth

Creator, Redeemer, and Spirit of Truth

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 3 hymnals

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Creator, Redeemer, and Spirit of Truth,
One God over all evermore,
In songs of thanksgiving, let manhood and youth
Extol Thee, and praise, and adore.

Thy power we behold in the works of Thy hand
The heavens Thy glory declare;
Thy Providence rules over ocean and land;
All creatures that live are Thy care.

Thy love beyond thought in the Gospel we trace;
The gift of all gifts is Thy Son,
Redeeming, restoring, and blessing our race,
When fallen, condemn'd, and undone.

Thy kindness, long-suffering and mercy to crown,
The heirs of salvation to seal,
And dwell in Thy people,--the Spirit came down;
His influence now let us feel.

The Father, the Son, and the Spirit of truth,
One God over all evermore,
Let manhood and age join with childhood and youth,
To honour, praise, love, and adore.

Source: Sacred Poems and Hymns #22

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: Creator, Redeemer, and Spirit of Truth
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English



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