Savior, I Thy word believe

Savior, I Thy word believe

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 42 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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Saviour, I Thy word believe. A. M. Toplady. [Christ dwelling in Man.] Appeared in his Poems on Sacred Subjects, 1759, No. 8, in 6 stanzas of 8 lines, and based upon the words "He dwelleth with you, and shall be in you." John xiv. 17. It is also in D. Sedgwick's reprint of Toplady's Hymns, &c, 1860. In some American collections, including the Songs for the Sanctuary, 1865, st. iii., iv., are given as "Blessed Comforter, come down," as a hymn for Whitsuntide.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #161Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d241
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d159
Choice Hymns: for social and private devotion, Lord's Day schools and revivals. (2nd ed.) #60Page Scan
Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d123
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d893
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #733Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #733Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H216Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #216Page Scan
Gospel Hymns and Tune Book #d308
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #217Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #217Page Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #414Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #172Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #216Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d857
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d711
Social Hymn and Tune Book: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d347
Social Hymn Book: Being the Hymns of the Social Hymn and Tune Book for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family, and Congregation (2nd ed.) #145Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad939
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #418Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #418Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #418Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #418Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #418Page Scan
Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #40Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #984Page Scan
Songs of the Spirit #d330
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #605Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #186.605Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #605Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #279Page Scan
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #279Page Scan
The Harp #375Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #504Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #504Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #374Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #374Page Scan
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d340
Vestry Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of social worship #105aPage Scan
Waters' Choral Harp: a new and superior collection of choice hymns and tunes, mostly new, written and composed for Sunday schools, missionary, revival, and social meetings, and for church worship #143aPage Scan



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