Lord, forever at Thy side Let my place and portion beAuthor: James Montgomery (1822)
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1 Lord, for ever at thy side
let my place and portion be,
strip me of the robe of pride,
clothe me with humility.
2 and 3 [Copyright protected]
4 Israel, now and evermore
in the Lord Jehovah trust;
him, in all his ways, adore,
wise and wonderful, and just.
Source: Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #670
Lord, for ever at Thy side. J. Montgomery. [Psalms cxxxi.] Published in Cotterill’s Selection, 8th ed., 1819, p. 73, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed, "For Humility." In 1822 it was repeated by Montgomery in his Songs of Zion, as a paraphrase of Psalms cxxxi.; in his Poetical Works, 1828; and his Original Hymns, 1853, No. 187. It is a most successful paraphrase, and is somewhat widely used.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 2 of 2)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #670||Lord, forever at thy side||Lord, forever at thy side||SONG 13||James Montgomery, 1771-1854; Charles P. Price, b. 1920||77. 77||1985|
|The Cyber Hymnal #3936||Lord, Forever at Thy Side||Lord, forever at Thy side||SOLITUDE (DOWNES)||James Montgomery||77.77|