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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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #383

Free Methodist Hymnal #d321

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #534

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #534

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #486

Spiritual Songs and Hymns for Pilgrims. New Church ed. #d95

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d386

The Chapel Hymn Book #d201

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #435

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #191

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d284

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