James Montgomery

(4 November 1771 – 30 April 1854 / Irvine in Ayrshire)

People of the Living God

People of the living God,
I have sought the world around;
Paths of sin and sorrow trod,
Peace and comfort nowhere found:
Now to you my spirit turns—
Turns a fugitive unblest;
Brethren, where your altar burns,
Oh, receive me into rest.

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