Amidst the cheerful bloom of youth

Amidst the cheerful bloom of youth

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amidst the cheerful bloom of youth
Author: Benjamin Beddome
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Amidst the cheerful bloom of youth. [Youth for God.] An anonymous hymn in the American Presbyterian Psalms & Hymns 1843, and the American Presbyterian Psalms & Hymns for the Worship of God, Richmond, 1867, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #798

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #197

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d22

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d27

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #136

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Songs of Glory #79

The Church Hymn Book #d29

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d14

The Pearl #d5

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