The God of my salvation lives

The God of my salvation lives

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 24 hymnals

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1 The God of my salvation lives;
My nobler life he will sustain;
His word immortal vigor gives,
Nor shall my glorious hope be vain.

2 Thy presence, Lord, can cheer my heart,
Though every earthly comfort die;
Thy smile can bid my pains depart,
And raise my sacred pleasures high.

3 Oh, let me hear thy blissful voice,
Inspiring life and joy divine!
The barren desert shall rejoice;
'Tis paradise, if thou art mine.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #669

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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Author: Anne Steele

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #16Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #54dPage Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d671
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S137Page Scan
Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United: consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, anthems, etc. (10th ed) #121aPage Scan
Gospel Hymns #d505
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #538Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #538Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #631Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #631Page Scan
Pocket Hymns: original and selected. designed for the use of the regular Baptist church, and all who love our Lord Jesus Christ #258Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H294Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d776
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d749
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #368Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #485Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d517
The Southern Psalmist #d782
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d821
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #669TextPage Scan
Village Hymns #d526
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #226Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #226Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #226Page Scan



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