To our Redeemer’s glorious name
To our Redeemer’s glorious name. Anne Steele* (1716-1778).
From Steele’s Poems on Subjects chiefly Devotional (1760), where it was entitled ‘Praise to the Redeemer’. It had six stanzas, showing Steele at her most enthusiastic:
To our Redeemer’s glorious name, Awake the sacred song! O may his love, (immortal flame!) Tune every heart and tongue.
His love, what mortal thought can reach? What mortal tongue display? Imagination’s utmost stretch In wonder dies away.
Let wonder still with love unite, And gratitude and joy; Be Jesus our supreme delight, His praise, our best employ.
Jesus, who left his throne on high, Left the bright realms of bliss, And came on earth to bleed and...
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