If my immortal Savior lives

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: If my immortal Savior lives
Author: Anne Steele

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ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH

The tune name ALLEIN GOTT derives from the opening words of Decius's rhymed text in High German. The tune was first published in Schumann's Geistliche Lieder. Decius adapted the tune from a tenth-century Easter chant for the Gloria text, beginning at the part accompanying the words "et in terra pax.…

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[If my immortal Savior lives]


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Christian Science Hymnal #30

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Christian Science Hymnal #205

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Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #30a

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Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #30b

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Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #30c

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Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #30

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S201

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d106

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d107

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