Blissful hours, when first I knew him

Blissful hours, when first I knew him

Author: William Hunter
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blissful hours, when first I knew him
Author: William Hunter

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Heralds of Grace #d9
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d37
Songs of the Peacemaker: a collection of sacred songs and hymns for use in all services of the church, Sunday-school, home circle, and all kinds of evangelistic work #11Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d44
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #57Page Scan
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