My God, O could I make the claim

My God, O could I make the claim

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 7 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: My God, O could I make the claim
Author: Anne Steele

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #224Page Scan
Chapel Hymns #d358
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #318Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H424Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d487
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #175cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d658



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