Lord, how shall sinners dare

Lord, how shall sinners dare

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 10 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: Lord, how shall sinners dare
Author: Anne Steele

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Lord, how shall sinners dare? [Christ the Intercessor.] A cento from two of Miss A. Steele's hymns. See her Poems, i., 1760, p. 250, and iii., 1780, p. 130. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #252

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #252

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #166

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Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #35

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d447

The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d62

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #232

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