Fels des Heils, geoeffnet mir

Fels des Heils, geoeffnet mir

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 14 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: Fels des Heils, geoeffnet mir
English Title: Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me
Author: Augustus Toplady
Language: German

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Deutsches Christliches Gesangbuch der Amischen Christlichen Kirche #d46

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Frohe Lieder #458

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d22

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d23

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen in Nord Amerika (Neue vermehrte Aufl.) #846

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Gesangbuch mit Noten #200

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Gesangbuch mit Noten #200

Harfen-Klaenge #d60

Himmels-Harfe fuer Sonntag-Schulen, Jugendvereine und Evangelisations-Versammlungen #d27

Perlen und Bluethen. Liederbuch zum Gebrauch in der Deutsch-AmerikanischenSonntags-Schule #d35

Unser Liederhort. I Teil. Sammlung auserlesener Lieder ... #d76

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