The Lord, the God of glory reigns

Author: Anne Steele (1760)
Published in 42 hymnals

Representative Text

I. The Lord, the God of glory, reigns,
In robes of majesty array'd;
His rule omnipotence sustains,
And guides the worlds his hands have made.

II. E'er the rolling worlds began to move,
Or e'er the heav'ns were stretched abroad,
Thy awful throne was fix'd above;
From everlasting thou art God.

III. The swelling floods tumultuous rise,
Aloud the angry tempests roar,
Lift their proud billows to the skies,
And foam and lash the trembling shore.

IV. The Lord, the mighty God, on high,
Controuls the fiercely raging seas;
He speaks! and noise and tempest fly,
The waves sink down in gentle peace.

V. Thy sov'reign laws are ever sure,
Eternal holiness is thine;
And, Lord, thy people should be pure,
And in thy blest resemblance shine.

Source: Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 2 #197

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 >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord, the God of glory reigns
Title: Psalm XCIII
Author: Anne Steele (1760)
Publication Date: 1760
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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