James Montgomery

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

James Montgomery Poems

1. When Jesus Left His Father's Throne 1/3/2003
2. What Is Prayer? 4/15/2010
3. Twilight 4/15/2010
4. To The Temple I Repair 1/3/2003
5. To The Autumn 4/15/2010
6. There Is A Calm For Those Who Weep, 4/15/2010
7. There Is A Calm For Those Who Weep - 2 4/15/2010
8. Thee Will I Praise, O Lord, In Light, 4/15/2010
9. The Visible Creation 4/15/2010
10. The Valentine Wreath 4/15/2010
11. The Sunflower 4/15/2010
12. The Scene Around Me Disappears 5/9/2012
13. The Recluse 4/15/2010
14. The Prisoner To A Robin Who Came To His Window 4/15/2010
15. The Pelican Island 4/15/2010
16. The Lord Is My Shepherd 1/3/2003
17. The Laurustinus 4/15/2010
18. The Flash At Midnight 1/3/2003
19. The Field Of The World 4/15/2010
20. The Daisy - On Finding One In Bloom On Christmas-Day 4/15/2010
21. The Bridal And The Burial 4/15/2010
22. The Bird That Soars On Highest Wing 4/15/2010
23. Thank And Praise Jehovah's Name 1/3/2003
24. Stand Up And Bless The Lord 1/3/2003
25. Sow In The Morn Thy Seed 1/3/2003
26. Songs Of Praise The Angels Sang 1/3/2003
27. Servants Of God, In Joyful Lays 1/3/2003
28. Prayer Is The Soul's Sincere Desire 1/3/2003
29. People Of The Living God 1/3/2003
30. Pentecost 4/15/2010
31. One Prayer I Have -- All Prayers In One, -- 4/15/2010
32. O Spirit Of The Living God 1/3/2003
33. O God! Thou Art My God Alone; 4/15/2010
34. Night 4/15/2010
35. Morning Thoughts 4/15/2010
36. Lord, Teach Us How To Pray Aright 1/3/2003
37. Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Gates Of Brass; 4/15/2010
38. Instruction 4/15/2010
39. Inscription Under The Picture Of An Aged Negro-Woman 1/3/2003
40. In The Hour Of Trial 1/3/2003
Best Poem of James Montgomery

Prayer Is The Soul's Sincere Desire

Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire,
Unuttered or expressed;
The motion of a hidden fire
That trembles in the breast.

Prayer is the burden of a sigh,
The falling of a tear
The upward glancing of an eye,
When none but God is near.

Prayer is the simplest form of speech
That infant lips can try;
The upward glancing of an eye,
When none but God is near.

Prayer is the Christian’s vital breath,
The Christian’s native air,
His watchword at the gates of death;
He enters heaven with prayer.

O Thou, by Whom we come to God,
The Life, the ...

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To The Temple I Repair

To Thy temple I repair;
Lord, I love to worship there
When within the veil I meet
Christ before the mercy seat.

I through Him am reconciled,
I through Him become Thy child.
Abba, Father, give me grace
In Thy courts to seek Thy face.

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