Forward, Church of God!

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 >

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First Line: Forward move, O church of God
Title: Forward, Church of God!
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Your Captain robed in grace and beauty
Copyright: Public Domain



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Best Hymns No. 2 #d27

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Best Hymns No. 3 #136

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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #138

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Favorite Gospel Songs #17

Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d45

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New Harvest Bells #8

Peerless Hymns #d44

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Purest Gems #107

Selections from Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry, and Other Hymns. Special ed. for Campaign Use #d27

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry #d20

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 2nd ed. #d58

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 3rd ed. #d71

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