Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove

Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove

Author: Anne Steele
Tune: BRENTFORD
Published in 60 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1.
Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove
Amid the wonders of thy love,
Sweet hope revives my drooping heart,
And bids intruding fears depart.

2.
Repentant sorrow fills my heart,
But mingling joy allays the smart;
O may my future life declare
The sorrow and the joy sincere.

3.
Be all my heart and all my days
Devoted to my Savior's praise;
And let my glad obedience prove
How much I owe, how much I love.

The Southern Harmony

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, when my thoughts delighted rove
Author: Anne Steele
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #357

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d114

Chapel Hymns #d335

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d644

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H432

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #432

Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d63

Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d86

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Hymns, Selected from the Most Approved Authors, for the use of Trinity Church, Boston #88

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #432

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Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 1 #178

Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d155

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H123

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d272

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #128

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d249

Songs for the New Life #d382

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Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #73

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d225

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d458

The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d123

The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d198

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #480

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The Gospel Psalmist #313

The Modern Psalmist #d172

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #60

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #320

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #225d

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d621

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The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #168b

The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #168b

The Thanksgiving #d135

The Victory #d222

The Village Hymn book #d172

The Young Convert's Companion: Being a Collection of Hymns for the Use of Conference Meetings #d71

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