Make us, by thy transforming grace

Make us, by thy transforming grace

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 28 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: Make us, by thy transforming grace
Author: Anne Steele

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Make us, by Thy transforming grace. A cento from “And is the gospel peace and love?" p. 65, i. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d653

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H105

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #105

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #676

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #494

Schools Lyrics #d131

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad670

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #300

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #300

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #300

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #300

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #300

The Christian Hymn Book #d401

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d405

The Church Hymn Book #d599

The Gospel Hymnal #d364

The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d145

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The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #37

The Saints' Harp #d537

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