Anne Steele

Anne Steele (1717 – November 11, 1778), English hymn writer, was born at Broughton, Hampshire.

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  • On Thee alone my hope relies,
    Beneath Thy cross I fall;
    My Lord! my Life! my Sacrifice!
    My Saviour! and my All!
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 82.
  • Let the sweet hope that Thou art mine,
    My life and death attend;
    Thy presence through my journey shine,
    And crown my journey's end.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 328. "The Grace of God". Adopted as a hymn by several protestant denominations, sometimes under a different title. Probably first published pseudonymously as " Theodosia" in Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional (1760).
  • Dear Lord! while we adoring pay
    Our humble thanks to Thee,
    May every heart with rapture say,—
    "The Saviour died for me!"
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 371.

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