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 >
Display Title: Thy kingdom, Lord, forever standsFirst Line: Thy kingdom, Lord, forever standsAuthor: Mrs. SteeleMeter: C. M.Date: 1835Subject: Attributes and Providence of God | The constant help of Providence
Display Title: Thy kingdom, Lord, for ever standsFirst Line: Thy kingdom, Lord, for ever standsMeter: C. M.Date: 1871Subject: Character, Attributes, and Providence of God | ; God | His Providence; Providence kind and bountiful |Source: Eng. Bap. Coll.