707. Oh, happy is the man who hears

1 Oh, happy is the man who hears
Instruction's warning voice,
And who celestial wisdom makes
His early, only choice.

2 For she hath treasures greater far
Than east or west unfold,
And her rewards more precious are
Than gems or stores of gold.

3 Her right hand offers to the just
Immortal, happy days;
Her left, imperishable wealth
And heavenly crowns displays.

4 She guides the young with innocence,
In pleasure's paths to tread;
A crown of glory she bestows
Upon the hoary head.

5 And as her holy labors rise,
So her rewards increase;
Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
And all her paths are peace.

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First Line: Oh, happy is the man who hears
Author: Logan
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1873
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: The Christian Life: Honor and Influence; Happy is the Man that findeth Wisdom
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