My Father, cheering name

My Father, cheering name

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 73 hymnals

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1 My Father! cheering name!
O may I call Thee mine!
Give me with humble hope to claim
A portion so divine.

2 Whate'er Thy will denies,
I calmly would resign;
For Thou art just, and good, and wise,
O bend my will to Thine!

3 Whate'er Thy will ordains,
O give me strength to bear;
Still let me know a Father reigns,
And trust a Father's care.

4 Thy ways are little known
To my weak, erring sight;
Yet shall my soul, believing, own,
That all Thy ways are right.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #519

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: My Father, cheering name
Author: Anne Steele

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My Father, cheering Name. Another altered form of Anne Steele's "My God, my Father, blissful Name," p. 780, i.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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A Service Book: with a selection of tunes and hymns for Sabbath schools (6th ed.) #153aPage Scan
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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #522TextPage Scan
Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d82
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #191Page Scan
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Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d177
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Congregational Singing Book: a Collection of Sacred Music #d38
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #d274
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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d211
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #627Page Scan
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Hymns for Public Worship #299Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #267Page Scan
Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #212Page Scan
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Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d151
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #428Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d485
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National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #113Page Scan
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The Book of Worship #241TextPage Scan
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #29Page Scan
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The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d226
The Golden Harp #d200
The Gospel Hymnal #d379
The Pocket Selection of Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Churches and Religious Assemblies in the U. S. lst ed. #d156
The Spirit Minstrel. 2nd ed. #d55
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #221Page Scan
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