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Psalm XCIII

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.

Timeline

Instances

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #494

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #60

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d597

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d988

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Church Psalmist #P93b

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Church Psalmist #P93b

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Church Psalmist #P93b

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Church Psalmody #H41

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Church Psalmody #41

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Evangelical Hymns #8

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #80

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #80

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Hymns selected from various authors #11

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d235

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #41

Melodies of the Church #d946

Text

Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional, Vol. 2 #197

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P93.2

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Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #24

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Psalms and Hymns #44

Sacred poetry #d444

Sacred Poetry #d442

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Sacred Poetry #XCIIIa

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Songs of Pilgrimage #467

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d527

The Christian Hymn Book #d586

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d588

The Christian Lyre #d406

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The Christian Psalmist #27

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #8

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCCXXII

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The Harp #67

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The Jubilee Harp #197

The Modern Psalmist #d296

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #86b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1019

Universalist Hymn Book #d513

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