Thou only center of my rest

Thou only center of my rest

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 19 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: Thou only center of my rest
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d155

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d321

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Hymns for the Sick-Room #87

Hymns Selected #d205

Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d204

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d550

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #696

The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d257

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The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #178

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1074

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1255

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d220

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