Can aught beneath a power divine

Can aught beneath a power divine

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire, in 1717. Her father was a timber merchant, and at the same time officiated as the lay pastor of the Baptist Society at Broughton. Her mother died when she was 3. At the age of 19 she became an invalid after injuring her hip. At the age of 21 she was engaged to be married but her fiance drowned the day of the wedding. On the occasion of his death she wrote the hymn "When I survey life's varied scenes." After the death of her fiance she assisted her father with his ministry and remained single. Despite her sufferings she maintained a cheerful attitude. She published a book of poetry Poems on subjects chiefly devotional in 1760 under the pseudonym "Theodosia." The remaining works were published a… Go to person page >

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Author: Anne Steele

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Hymns for Christian Melody #173

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Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #182

The Modern Psalmist #d38

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #300

The Sacred Lyre #d45

Village Hymns #d84

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Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #293

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