Heaven is a place of rest from sin

Heaven is a place of rest from sin

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 40 hymnals

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Heaven is a state of rest from sin;
But all who hope to enter there
Must here that holy course begin,
Which shall their souls for rest prepare.

Clean hearts, O God, in us create!
Right spirits, Lord, in us renew!
Commence we now that higher state,
Now do Thy will as angels do.

In Jesus’ footsteps may we tread,
Learn every lesson of his love;
And be from grace to glory led,
From heaven below to heaven above.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #232

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: Heaven is a place of rest from sin
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #232Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #232Page Scan
A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d102
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.) #695Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d177
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #348Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #469Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #469Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #469Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #469Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #469Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #469Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #582Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #575Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #672Page 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... #242Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #695Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #706Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conference Meetings #d33
Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conferences. 2nd ed. #d29
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d183
Hymns for Public Worship #507Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d55
Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #335Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #822Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #822Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #83Page Scan
Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d22
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d251
Sacred Poems and Hymns #227Text
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #285Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d140
The Christian Hymn Book #d249
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d252
The Christian Psalmist #d251
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 #570Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d188
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #308Page Scan
The Gospel Hymnal #d218
The Sunday School Singing Book: being a collection of hymns with appropriate music, designed as a guide and assistant to the devotional exercises of Sabbath schools and families...(3rd ed.) #21Page Scan



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