Spirit of power and might, behold

Spirit of power and might, behold

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 84 hymnals

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Almighty Spirit, now behold
A world by sin destroyed!
Creative spirit, as of old
Move on the formless void!

Give Thou the word—the healing sound
Shall quell the deadly strife,
And earth again, like Eden crowned,
Bring forth the tree of life.

If sang the morning stars for joy
When nature rose to view,
What strains shall angel harps employ,
When Thou shalt all renew!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #594

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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Author: James Montgomery
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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #594Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #594Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #361Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #124Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d5
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #626Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #626Page Scan
Chapel Hymns #d500
Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #103Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d811
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d29
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #754Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #264Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #560Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #560Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #560Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H496Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #496Page Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #260Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #419Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #502Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #502Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #916Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #916Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #534Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #534Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1075Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #986Page Scan
Hymns for the Worship of God: selected and arranged for the congregations connected with the Church of Scotland #43Page Scan
Hymns of Worship: Designed for Use Especially in the Lecture Room, the Prayer Meeting and the Family #262Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #496Page Scan
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #453Page Scan
Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d10
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d30
Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d134
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #89dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #89dPage Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #966Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d17
Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d16
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H448Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #558Page Scan
Sacred Poems and Hymns #18Text
Seamen's Hymns #560Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d544
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #560Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #498Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d383
Songs for the New Life #d580
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1004
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1178Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1178Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1178Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1178Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1178Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #217Page Scan
Songs of the Spirit #d370
The Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the church scool, and the mid-week meeting #173ePage Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #966Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #529Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1027Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d697
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #160Page Scan
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #243Page 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. #1320Page Scan
The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #215Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #297Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #757Page Scan
The Harp #682Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #162cPage Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #245Page Scan
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #355Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #357Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d550
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #875Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #875Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #840Page Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D382Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #346aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d954
The Service of Praise #d282
The Vestry Hymn Book #d418
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #75Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #113Page Scan



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