The God of my salvation lives

The God of my salvation lives

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 24 hymnals

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1 The God of my salvation lives;
My nobler life he will sustain;
His word immortal vigor gives,
Nor shall my glorious hope be vain.

2 Thy presence, Lord, can cheer my heart,
Though every earthly comfort die;
Thy smile can bid my pains depart,
And raise my sacred pleasures high.

3 Oh, let me hear thy blissful voice,
Inspiring life and joy divine!
The barren desert shall rejoice;
'Tis paradise, if thou art mine.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #669

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 God of my salvation lives
Author: Anne Steele

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Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d671

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S137

Gospel Hymns #d505

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #538

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #538

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #631

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #631

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d749

The Southern Psalmist #d782

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d821

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #669

Village Hymns #d526

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #226

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