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 Selection of Hymns #d241

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

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d123

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

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d308

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

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: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d347

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

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #418

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #418

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

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #984

Songs of the Spirit #d330

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The Baptist Hymn Book #605

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #279

Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d340

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #504

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

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #414

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #418

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

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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 Harp #375

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #504

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #374

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

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