At anchor laid, remote from home

At anchor laid, remote from home

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 103 hymnals

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1 At anchor laid, remote from home,
To thee I cry, O Spirit, come!
Celestial breeze, no longer stay,
But swells my sails and speed my way.

2 Fain would I feel the Spirit move,
In breathings of celestial love;
And while I spread my feeble sails,
Oh, send thy gentle, quickening gales!

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #269

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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