O God of love, with cheering ray

O God of love, with cheering ray

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 10 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: O God of love, with cheering ray
Author: Augustus Toplady

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d568

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #469

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #535

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #535

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #825

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1269b

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