A lively hope

Sweet to rejoice in lively hope

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 34 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: Sweet to rejoice in lively hope
Title: A lively hope
Author: Augustus Toplady



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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d565

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d956

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #870

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d658

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S93

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #691

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #691

Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d301

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.48

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d266

Select Hymns #d162

Select Hymns #d422

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Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #102

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Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #102

The Baptist Harmony #d346

The Baptist Harmony #d357

The Christian Lyre. Vol. II #d59

The Church Hymn Book #d898

The Good Old Songs #d494

The Old School Hymnal No. 7. Rev. #d247

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