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Lord, it is not life to live, If thy presence thou deny

Lord, it is not life to live, If thy presence thou deny

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 26 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: Lord, it is not life to live, If thy presence thou deny
Author: Augustus Toplady

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #315

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A Liturgy and Hymns for Church Sunday Schools #124

Chapel Hymns #d324

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Church Harmonies #174

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d373

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #539

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #23

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Hymnal Amore Dei #380

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Hymnal, Amore Dei #380

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #71

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #71

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Hymns of the Church Universal #259

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New Union Hymns #107

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d369

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H290

Schools Lyrics #d124

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Social Hymns and Tunes, for the Conference and Prayer Meeting, and the Home with services and prayers #18

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The Church Hymnary #942

The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d184

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The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music #160

The Plymouth Hymnal #d278

The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d136

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The Public School Hymnal #67

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d207

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