Worship honor power and blessing

Worship honor power and blessing

Author: Augustus Toplady; Author: John Bakewell
Published in 9 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 >

Author: John Bakewell

Bakewell, John, born at Brailsford, Derbyshire, 1721. At about the age of eighteen his mind was turned towards religious truths by reading Boston's Fourfold State. From that date he became an ardent evangelist, and in 1744 (the year of the first Methodist Conference) he begun to preach. Removing to London some short time after, he became acquainted with the Wesleys, M. Madan, A. M. Toplady, J. Fletcher, and other earnest evangelical men. After conducting for some years the Greenwich Royal Park Academy, he resigned in favour of his son-in-law, Dr. James Egau, and employed much of his time in preaching at various places for the Wesleyans. He died at Lewisham, near Greenwich, March 18, 1819, aged 98, and was buried in the Wesleyan burying grou… Go to person page >

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #690Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #253Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #253Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #216Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #216Page Scan
Songs of Praise with Tunes #127Page Scan
Songs of Praise: a selection of standard hymns and tunes for the Sunday-shcools and social meetings #93Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #566Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d724