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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Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #321Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #321Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #164Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #111Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #112Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #112Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #111Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #164Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #164Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #10Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #10Page Scan
Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #265Page Scan
Selection from Tate and Brady's Version of the Psalms; with Hymns by Various Authors, for the Church in Brattle-Square #d257
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
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #58Page Scan
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #164Page Scan
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d413
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #522Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d489
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