Savior, I Thy word believe

Savior, I Thy word believe

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 42 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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Author: Augustus Toplady

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Saviour, I Thy word believe. A. M. Toplady. [Christ dwelling in Man.] Appeared in his Poems on Sacred Subjects, 1759, No. 8, in 6 stanzas of 8 lines, and based upon the words "He dwelleth with you, and shall be in you." John xiv. 17. It is also in D. Sedgwick's reprint of Toplady's Hymns, &c, 1860. In some American collections, including the Songs for the Sanctuary, 1865, st. iii., iv., are given as "Blessed Comforter, come down," as a hymn for Whitsuntide. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #161

A Selection of Hymns #d241

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d159

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Choice Hymns #60

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d123

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d893

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Church Psalmist #733

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Church Psalmist #733

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Church Psalmody #H216

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Church Psalmody #216

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d308

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #217

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #217

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #414

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Hymns for Schools #172

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #216

Melodies of the Church #d857

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d711

Social Hymn and Tune Book #d347

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Social Hymn Book #145

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad939

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Songs for the Sanctuary #418

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Songs for the Sanctuary #418

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Songs for the Sanctuary #418

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #418

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #418

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Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #40

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Songs of Pilgrimage #984

Songs of the Spirit #d330

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #605

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #186.605

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The Baptist Hymn Book #605

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The Baptist Psalmody #279

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The Choir #279

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The Harp #375

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #504

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #504

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The Psalmist #374

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The Psalmist #374

Union Hymns #d340

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Vestry Harmonies #105a

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Waters' Choral Harp #143a

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