He Is Faithful That Hath Promised

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, the sinner's rest thou art
Title: He Is Faithful That Hath Promised
Author: Augustus Toplady
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #486

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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

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New Hymn and Tune book #87b

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New Hymn and Tune Book #87b

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 Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #574

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The Heart and Voice #150b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #435

The Lesser Hymnal #d168

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

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The Tribute of Praise #191

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The Tribute of Praise #191

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #351

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