Jesus, the sinner's rest thou art

Jesus, the sinner's rest thou art

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 18 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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Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #383Page Scan
Free Methodist Hymnal #d321
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #534Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #534Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #486Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #87bPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #87bPage Scan
Spiritual Songs and Hymns for Pilgrims. New Church ed. #d95
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d386
The Chapel Hymn Book #d201
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #574Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #150bPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #435Page Scan
The Lesser Hymnal: a Collection of Hymns for the Sunday School and Social Worship ... from The Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d168
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #191Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #191Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #191Page Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d284



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