When we in darkness walk

When we in darkness walk

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 7 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: When we in darkness walk
Author: Augustus Toplady

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Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d250
Hymns of Hope and Courage #d85
Hymns of the Kingdom of God #d449
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #298Page Scan
The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d215
The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #299Page Scan
The Vestry Harp #d206



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