Triumphant, Christ ascends on high

Triumphant, Christ ascends on high

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: Triumphant, Christ ascends on high
Author: Anne Steele

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

Chapel Hymns #d600

Gospel Hymns #d591

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Hymns and Chants #107

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Plymouth Collection #a268

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #268

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H133

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Revival Hymns #258

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Songs of Pilgrimage #474

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #268

The Book of Praise #d833

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The Christian Hymn Book #198

The Christian Hymnal #d729

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The Christian Hymnal #148

The Gospel Praise Book #d475

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #140

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #200

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #94c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1131

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