A lively hope

Sweet to rejoice in lively hope

Author: Augustus Toplady
Published in 34 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: Sweet to rejoice in lively hope
Title: A lively hope
Author: Augustus Toplady

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A Collection of Hymns, intended for the use of the citizens of Zion, whose privilege it is to sing the high praises of God, while passing through the wilderness, to their glorious inheritance above. #70Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #846Page Scan
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #165aPage Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #165Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d565
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #76Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d956
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #870Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d658
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S93Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #691Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #691Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d301
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.48Page Scan
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d266
Select Hymns #d162
Select Hymns #d422
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #285Page Scan
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #293Page Scan
Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #102Page Scan
Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #102Page Scan
The Baptist Harmony #d346
The Baptist Harmony #d357
The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #130Page Scan
The Christian Lyre. Vol. II #d59
The Christian's Harp: containing a choice selection of psalm and hymn tunes, suited to the various metres now in use among the different religious denominations..(Corrected, enlarged and much improved #56Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d898
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d502
The Good Old Songs #d494
The New and Most Complete Collection of Camp, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #190Page Scan
The Old School Hymnal No. 7. Rev. #d247
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d528
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #240Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Sung at Camp and Prayer Meetings, and in Revivals or Religion (95th ed.) #240Page Scan



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