Psalm XC

Lord, thou hast been thy children's God

Author: Anne Steele (1760)
Tune: LEESVILLE NEW
Published in 23 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, thou hast been thy children's God
Title: Psalm XC
Author: Anne Steele (1760)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1760
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #245

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #245

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #4

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #138

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs for ... Religious Assemblies and Private Christians ... 9th ed. #d99

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #CXLVII

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #d97

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Hymns for Social Worship #22

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d137

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Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 2 #193

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The Baptist Hymn Book #10

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The Baptist Psalmody #3

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #697

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The Christian Psalmist #P90c

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors #III

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns #III

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #722

The Southern Psalmist #d487

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d510

Universalist Hymn Book #d298

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