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Blessed Are They

Blessed are they that do His commandments

Author: E. A. Hoffman
Published in 15 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Blessed are they that do his commandments,
Blessed are they, Blessed are they,
Blessed are they that do his commandments,
That they may have right to the tree of life,
and may enter in, enter in.
Thro' the gates into the city,
Thro' the gates, the gates into the city.

Source: Joyful Songs: a choice collection of new Sunday School music #114

Author: E. 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: Blessed are they that do His commandments
Title: Blessed Are They
Author: E. A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Blessed are they, blessed are they
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Garlands of Praise #88

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Joyful Songs #114

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Little Sacred Songs #157

Perennial Songs #d19

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d34

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Royal Praise for the Sunday School #160

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Sunday School Anthem and Chorus Book #98

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Sunny-Side Songs for Sunday Schools #76

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The Brethren Hymnal #696

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The Gem of Gems #97

The Highway to Heaven #d17

The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d24

The Pearl #d10

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The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #130

The Wave of Sunday School Song #d5

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