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Speak a Word for Jesus

Brother, will you speak for Jesus

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Brother, will you speak for Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Brother, will you speak for Jesus?
He redeemed your soul,
Pardoned all your great transgressions
Cleansed and made you whole.

Speak a word for Christ, dear brother,
Just a word for Christ;
Magnify His saving power,
Tell the love of Christ.

2 Speak a word for Jesus, brother,
Just one precious word;
Think how tenderly He loves you,
Your atoning Lord. [Refrain]

3 Speak a word for Jesus, brother,
In this moment blest;
He has wondrously redeemed you,
Tell it to the rest. [Refrain]

4 Speak a word for Jesus, brother,
For His love is sweet;
Now confess His saving power,
And His praise repeat. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #62

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: Brother, will you speak for Jesus
Title: Speak a Word for Jesus
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Speak a word for Christ


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Gospel Herald in Song #62

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