• “He is so infinitely blessed, that every perception of His blissful presence imparts a gladness to the heart. Every degree of approach to Him is, in the same proportion, a degree of happiness.” – Susannah Wesley

Anna B. Warner (1827-1915)

Anna’s fa­ther was Hen­ry War­ner, a wealthy New York C­ity law­yer. When he lost most of his for­tune in the 1837 de­press­ion, the fam­i­ly was forced to move to their sum­mer home (Good Craig) on Con­sti­tu­tion Island in the Hud­son Riv­er. It was then that Anna and her sis­ter Su­san be­gan writ­ing to earn mon­ey. They al­so con­duct­ed Bi­ble class­es for ca­dets at the near­by Mil­i­tary Acad­e­my at West Point.

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  • Joseph Hunt says:

    I would like to find more information on Sis. Anna B. Warner. I am a Holiness Preacher/Pastor. I know that She wrote the song "Jesus Loves Me" And wrote the book "Say and Seal" Do you know where I could get a copy of that book? Feel free to email me or call me at (405) 388-1530 Thanks

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