Toplady's Writings

Year of Publication Title    

Poems on Sacred Subjects


The Church of England vindicated from the charge of Arminianism; and the case of Arminian subscription particularly considered; in a Letter to the Rev. Dr. Nowell. Occasioned by some Passages in that Gentleman's answer to Pietas Oxoniensis. By a Presbyter of the Church of England.


The Doctrine of Absolute Predestination stated and asserted; with a preliminary Discourse on the Divine Attributes; translated in great measure from the Latin of Jerom Zanchius.

1770 A Letter to the Rev. Mr. John Wesley relative to his pretended Abridgment of Zanchius on Predestination    

A Caveat against Unsound Doctrines: Being the Substance of a Sermon Preached in the Parish Church of St. Ann, Blackfryars; on Sunday, April 29, 1770

1770 Introduction to "A Name in Heaven" by Matthew Mead    

Jesus seen of Angels and God's Mindfulness of Man considered. In Three Discourses: The Substance of which was preach'd in the Parish Church of Broad Hembury, Devon, on Tuesday, December 25, 1770


Free Thoughts on the Projected Application to Parliament for the Abolition of Ecclesiastical Subscriptions


Various contributions both in verse and prose to the Gospel Magazine for 1771 and the following years.


Clerical Subscription no Grievance, Or, The Doctrines of the Church of England proved to be the Doctrines of Christ. In a Sermon preached at an Annual Visitation of the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Exeter held at Columpton, Tuesday, May 12, 1772.

1772 More Work for Mr. John Wesley: or A Vindication of the Decrees and Providences of God from the Defamations of a late printed 'The Consequence Proved.    
1774 Historical Proof of the Doctrinal Calvinism of the Church of England    
1775 Free will and Merit fairly Examined. Preached 15th May, 1774, at St. Ann's, Blackfriars    
1775 Good News from Heaven. Preached 19th June, 1774, at the Lock    

The Scheme of Christian and Philosophical Necessity asserted, in answer to Mr. John Wesley's tract on that subject.

1775 An Old Fox tarr'd and feathered    

Joy in Heaven. Preached 29th Oct., 1775, at St. Luke's, Old Street; and The Existence and the Creed of Devils considered; with a word concerning Apparitions. Preached 29th Oct., 1775, at St. Olave's, Jewry.


Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Worship.


Moral and Political Moderation recommended. Preached 13th Dec., 1776, at St. Mildred's Poultry.

1778 The Reverend Mr Toplady's Dying Avowal of his Religious Sentiments    

A Course of Prayer for each day in the week, with Meditations and Remarks, suitable to every Christian Family.

1794 Toplady's Works in six volumes    
1800 The Liturgy of the Church of England Explained and Vindicated so as to appear in perfect harmony with the Scriptures.    
1801 Devotional Retirement, recommended and enforced, with Meditations and Remarks.    
1822 Contemplations on the Sufferings, Death and Resurrection of Christ, by Augustus Toplady    






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