Go to dark Gethsemane

Go to dark Gethsemane. James Montgomery* (1771-1854). This first appeared in the Ninth Edition of Thomas Cotterill*’s A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use (1820) in four 6-line verses headed ‘The last sufferings of Christ’. Montgomery included a revised text, again in four 6-line verses but entitled ‘Christ our example in suffering’, in his Christian Psalmist (Glasgow, 1825):                  1820                                                                      1825 Go to dark Gethsemane,                                     Go to dark Gethsemane,  Ye that feel the tempter’s power;                         Ye that feel the tempter’s powerYour Redeemer’s conflict...

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