Thy word, Almighty Lord

Thy word, Almighty Lord

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 32 hymnals

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Thy word, Almighty Lord,
Where'er it enters in,
Is sharper than a two-edged sword
To slay the man of sin.

Thy word is power and life;
It bids confusion cease,
And changes envy, hatred, strife,
To love, and joy, and peace.

Then let our hearts obey
The gospel's glorious sound,
And all its fruits, from day to day,
Be in us and abound.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

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: Thy word, Almighty Lord
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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Instances

Instances (1 - 32 of 32)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Familiar and Original Hymns and Tunes #d109
A Collection of Familiar and Original Hymns with New Meanings. 2nd ed. #107Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #63Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #437Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d749
Gospel Trio of Sacred Song for Gospel Meetings, Christian Associations and Young People's Societies for Christian Work #183fPage Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #158Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #158Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #377Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #377Page Scan
Hymn Service for the Sunday School #21Page Scan
Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #40Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #288Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #288Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #172Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #686Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #249cPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #249cPage Scan
Our Glad Hosanna #d279
Sacred Poems and Hymns #355Text
Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #242
The A. M. E. Zion Hymnal #d560
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d912
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d815
The Epworth Hymnal: containing standard hymns of the Church, songs for the Sunday-School, songs for social services, songs for the home circle, songs for special occasions #92Page 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 #208dPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #183Page Scan
The Lesser Hymnal: a Collection of Hymns for the Sunday School and Social Worship ... from The Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d323
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #363Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #363Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #363Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #4TextPage Scan



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