My sweet home in heaven

Amid the toil and pain of life

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amid the toil and pain of life
Title: My sweet home in heaven
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: O home of peace, blest home of love



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Banner of Love #d1
Banner of Love No. 1 for the Sunday School #d1
Banner of Love Nos. 1, 2 & 3 #d4
Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d17
Gospel Melodies #d5
New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d3
Pearly Gates: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, prayer meeting, and social circle #32Page Scan
The Praise Offering: Designed Expressly for Prayer, Experience, Revival and Camp Meetings. #92Page Scan
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