With God my friend, the radiant sun

With God my friend, the radiant sun

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 14 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: With God my friend, the radiant sun
Author: Augustus Toplady

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #114

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #390

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #390

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #P76b

Congregational Singing Book: a Collection of Sacred Music #d68

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #247

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d180

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d493

The Christian Psalter #d660

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