What Shall I Render to the Lord

What shall I render to the Lord, Or how his wondrous grace record?

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 7 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: What shall I render to the Lord, Or how his wondrous grace record?
Title: What Shall I Render to the Lord
Author: Anne Steele
Meter: 8.6.8.6

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #563Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #563Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #563Page Scan
Bible Songs: a Selection of Psalms Set to Music for Use in Sabbath Schools, Adult Bible Classes ... 7th ed. #d227
Ethic Hymns and Scriptural Lessons for Children #d138
Songs for Christian Worship #d305
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #563Page Scan
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