Great is the Lord, our souls adore

Great is the Lord, our souls adore

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 18 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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First Line: Great is the Lord, our souls adore
Author: Anne Steele



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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d354
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P145.4Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P145dPage Scan
Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d78
Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #38Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P145dPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d334
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P145dPage Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d161
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d160
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #CXLVbPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P145dPage Scan
The Modern Psalmist #d87
The National Psalmist #d55
The New Harp of Columbia #d31
The Psaltery #d86
The Vestry Singing Book: being a selection of the most popular and approved tunes and hymns now extant, designed for social and religious meetings, family devotion, singing schools, etc. #233aPage Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d167
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