Hasten, Lord, to my release

Hasten, Lord, to my release

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 26 hymnals

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Hasten, Lord, to my release;
Haste to help me, O my God!
Foes like armed bands increase;—
Turn them back the way they trod.

Dark temptations round me press,
Evil thoughts my soul assail;
Doubts and fears, in my distress,
Rise, till flesh and spirit fail.

Thou mine only helper art,
My redeemer from the grave;
Strength of my desiring heart,
Father! Helper! haste to save!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #216

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: Hasten, Lord, to my release
Author: James Montgomery

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Instances (1 - 26 of 26)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #216Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #216Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P70bPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P70bPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P70bPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1005
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #683Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #640Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #353Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d260
Parish Psalmody #d268
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d292
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P70.2Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #823Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #598
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #598Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #598Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #598Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #598Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #598Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #999Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #926Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P70aPage Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #478Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #583Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #532Page Scan



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