Surely Christ thy griefs hath borne

Surely Christ thy griefs hath borne

Author: Augustus Toplady
Tune: LAURA
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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Instances (1 - 42 of 42)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from various authors, chiefly designed for public worship (4th ed.) #145Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #138Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #452Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d813
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #333Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #333Page Scan
Christ in Song #194Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #286Page Scan
Hymnal of the Reformed Episcopal Church, adopted in General Council, Chicago, May 1879 #d285
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #190Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #190Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #248Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #516Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth #211Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #23Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #636Page Scan
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #214
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1262Page Scan
Our New Hymnal #206Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #673Page Scan
Songs of Praise with Tunes #237Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d447
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #380Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #133.380Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #380Page Scan
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #217Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d809
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #194Page Scan
The Coronation Hymnal #d325
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d670
The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d583
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1262Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d558
The Presbyterian Hymnal #144Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #144Page Scan
The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #191Page Scan
The Sacrifice of Praise. psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs designed for public worship and private devotion, with notes on the origin of hymns. #102Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d813
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d435
The Victory #d349
The Village Hymn book #d245
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #486Page Scan



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