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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



Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d354

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Church Psalmody #P145.4

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Church Psalmody #P145d

Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d78

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Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #38

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P145d

Melodies of the Church #d334

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Psalms and Hymns #P145d

Sacred poetry #d161

Sacred Poetry #d160

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Sacred Poetry #CXLVb

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The Christian Psalmist #P145d

The Modern Psalmist #d87

The National Psalmist #d55

The New Harp of Columbia #d31

The Psaltery #d86

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The Vestry Singing Book #233a

Universalist Hymn Book #d167

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