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

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #174

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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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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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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H290

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The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #67

Chapel Hymns #d324

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

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Hymnal Amore Dei #380

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New Union Hymns #107

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d369

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: a collection of hymns and tunes for public worship #942

The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d184

The Plymouth Hymnal #d278

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

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

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