Praying evermore

Following the Master with a firm, unshaken trust

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Following the Master with a firm unshaken trust]
Published in 5 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: Following the Master with a firm, unshaken trust
Title: Praying evermore
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Thus I watch and thus I pray



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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All hail: for the Sabbath-school #31

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Gates of Praise: for the Sabbath-School, praise service, prayer-meeting, etc. #129

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Gates of Praise: for the Sabbath-school, praise-service, prayer-meeting, etc. #129

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Songs of Glory, No.2: a collection of beautiful songs for Sunday Schools and the Family Circle #106

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