Dearest Savior, help thy servant

Dearest Savior, help thy servant

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 26 hymnals

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1 Dearest Saviour, help Thy servant
To proclaim Thy wondrous love!
Pour Thy grace upon this people,
That they may Thy love approve:
Bless, oh, bless them,
From Thy shining courts above.

2 Now Thy gracious word invites them
To partake the gospel-feast;
Let Thy Spirit sweetly draw them;
Ev'ry soul be Jesus' guest!
Oh, receive us,
Let us find Thy promised rest.

Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #31

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: Dearest Savior, help thy servant
Author: Augustus Toplady

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d168

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d96

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #31

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #116

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d105

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #498

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #498

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #498

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #498

The Baptist Harmony #d88

The Baptist Harmony #d88

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d130

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #473

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The Harp #777

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1083

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