Happy the children who betimes

Happy the children who betimes

Author: Rowland Hill
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Rowland Hill

Hill, Rowland, M.A., son of Sir Rowland Hill, Bart., was born at Hawkstone, near Shrewsbury, Aug. 23,1744, and educated at Shrewsbury Grammar School, Eton, and St. John's College, Cambridge (B.A. 1769). Taking Holy Orders, he was for a time curate of Kingston, near Taunton. Leaving his curacy, but without renouncing his Orders or his connection with the Church of England, he itinerated for some twelve years, preaching mostly in Wilts, Gloucestershire, Somersetshire, and London. At Wotton-under-Edge he built a Chapel, where he often preached, and also opened the well-known Surrey Chapel, London, in 1783. At the latter place he ministered for nearly fifty years. He took great interest in Evangelical and Mission work, was one of the founders o… Go to person page >

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First Line: Happy the children who betimes
Author: Rowland Hill

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Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d98

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d85

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #240

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New Union Hymns #485

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #755

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