Blessed Comforter, come down

Blessed Comforter, come down

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Augustus Toplady

Toplady, Augustus Montague, the author of "Rock of Ages," was born at Farnham, Surrey, November 4, 1740. His father was an officer in the British army. His mother was a woman of remarkable piety. He prepared for the university at Westminster School, and subsequently was graduated at Trinity College, Dublin. While on a visit in Ireland in his sixteenth year he was awakened and converted at a service held in a barn in Codymain. The text was Ephesians ii. 13: "But now, in Christ Jesus, ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ." The preacher was an illiterate but warm-hearted layman named Morris. Concerning this experience Toplady wrote: "Strange that I, who had so long sat under the means of grace in England, should b… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blessed Comforter, come down
Author: Augustus Toplady

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Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #372Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d82
Sacred Melodies #d29
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #419
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #419Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #419Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #419Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #419Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #419Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d81
The Church-Book #d40
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