Surely Christ thy griefs hath borne

Surely Christ thy griefs hath borne

Author: Augustus Toplady
Tune: LAURA
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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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #452

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d813

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #333

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Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #333

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Christ in Song #194

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #286

Hymnal of the Reformed Episcopal Church, adopted in General Council, Chicago, May 1879 #d285

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #190

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #190

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #248

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #516

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #211

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Hymns of the Church Militant #23

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #636

Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #214

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1262

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Our New Hymnal #206

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #673

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #237

The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d447

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #380

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #133.380

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The Baptist Hymn Book #380

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #217

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d809

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The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #194

The Coronation Hymnal #d325

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d670

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d583

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The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1262

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d558

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #144

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #144

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The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #191

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d813

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d435

The Victory #d349

The Village Hymn book #d245

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