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The Holy Spirit sure is nigh

The Holy Spirit sure is nigh

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 8 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 Holy Spirit sure is nigh
Author: Anne Steele

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d264
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d972
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H218Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #218Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #218Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d928
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #242Page Scan
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #293Page Scan
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