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Lord, we adore thy boundless grace

Lord, we adore thy boundless grace

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 18 hymnals

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I. Lord, we adore thy boundless grace,
The heights and depths unknown,
Of pardon, life, and joy, and peace,
In thy beloved son.

II. O wond'rous gift of love divine,
Dear source of ev'ry good!
Jesus, in thee what glories shine!
How rich thy flowing blood!

III. Come, all ye pining, hungry poor,
The Saviour's bounty taste;
Behold a never-failing store,
For ev'ry willing guest.

IV. Here shall your num'rous wants receive
A free, a full supply:
He has unmeasur'd bliss to give,
And joys that never die.

V. Can those, who hear the Saviour's voice,
Prefer earth's empty toys,
(Ah! wretched souls! ah, fatal choice!)
To everlasting joys?

VI. Lord, bring unwilling souls to thee,
With sweet resistless pow'r;
Thy boundless grace, let rebels see,
And at thy feet adore.

Source: Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 1 #92

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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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #259

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #259

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #259

Chapel Hymns #d330

Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d87

Hymns for the Lord's Supper #d18

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Hymns for the Lords Supper #XXIX

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Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 1 #92

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H250

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad656

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Songs for the Sanctuary #466

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Songs for the Sanctuary #466

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Songs for the Sanctuary #466

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #466

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #466

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Songs of the Church #974

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