How happy is the youth who hears

How happy is the youth who hears

Author: Michael Bruce
Tune: BALERMA (Barthélemon)
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Michael Bruce

Bruce, Michael, son of a Scottish weaver, was born at Kinnesswood, Portmoak, Kinrossshire, Scotland, March 27,1746, and educated at the village school, Edinburgh University (where he first became acquainted with John Logan), and the Theological Hall of the Associate Synod, held at Kinross, under the Rev. John Swanston, intending ultimately to enter the ministry, a hope which was frustrated by his untimely death. To assist in procuring University fees and maintenance he for some time conducted a school, during the recess, at Gairney Bridge, and subsequently at Forrest Mill, near Tillicoultry. Whilst yet a student he died at Kinnesswood, July 5th, 1767. [Also, see Logan, John] The names of Michael Bruce and John Logan are brought together… Go to person page >

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First Line: How happy is the youth who hears
Author: Michael Bruce

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Evangelical Hymns #173

Golden Censer #d29

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Hymns #914

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Living Hymns #398

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Precious Hymns #156

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The New Golden Censer #86b

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #398

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