Encompassed with clouds of distress

Encompassed with clouds of distress

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 103 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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Author: Augustus Toplady

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Encompass'd with clouds of distress. A. M. Toplady. [The struggles of Faith.] No. 18 of Toplady's series of hymns in the Gospel Magazine, Feb., 1772, in 4 stanzas of 8 lines. Although not included in his Psalms & Hymns, 1776, it is given in several modern hymn-books, as Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book 1866, and others. Also in the Sedgwick reprint of Toplady's Hymns, 1860. [William T. Brooke]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns; made from Different Authors and Collections for the English Lutheran Church in New York #d55
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A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d118
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A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #347Page Scan
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #344Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d56
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d62
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #S.XLIXPage Scan
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Village Hymns #d123
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #241Page Scan
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