Thy gracious presence, O my God

Thy gracious presence, O my God

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 35 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: Thy gracious presence, O my God
Author: Anne Steele

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Chapel Hymns #d579

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Church Melodies #326

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Church Psalmist #416

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Church Psalmist #416

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Church Psalmist #416

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #661

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #661

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #873

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #778

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New Hymn and Tune book #77e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #77e

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Parish Hymns #337

Parish Psalmody #d835

Parish Psalmody #d849

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Plymouth Collection #a451

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #451

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H333

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Seamen's Hymns #416

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d621

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Social Psalmist #416

Songs for the Lord's House #d482

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d807

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #451

The Christian Minstrel #d293

The Christian Minstrel #d337

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #559

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The Heart and Voice #133b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #612

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #143

The New Harp of Columbia #d98

The Psalmodist #d237

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The Social Psalmist #205

The Temple Harp #d349

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