The gift indulgent heaven bestows

The gift indulgent heaven bestows

Author: Anne Steele
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: The gift indulgent heaven bestows
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #321

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #321

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #111

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #112

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #112

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #111

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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #10

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A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #10

Songs for the School Room #d111

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d327

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d322

The Christian Hymn Book #d570

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d573

Universalist Hymn Book #d489

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