The Lord of life, the Savior dies

The Lord of life, the Savior dies

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 14 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 Lord of life, the Savior dies
Author: Anne Steele

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #141Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #233Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #233Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #298Page Scan
New Union Hymns #100Page Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #95Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d776
Parish Psalmody #d790
Precious Gems No. l #88Page Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d272
Village Hymns #d530
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #89Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #89Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #89Page Scan
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