This is My Mission, to Shine

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: From moment to moment my God will supply me
Title: This is My Mission, to Shine
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: This is my mission, to shine
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Beall's Gospel Songs with supplement entitled Favorite Hymns #d42

Beulah Bells #d24

Golden Grain #d27

Joyful Lays, No.2 #d30

Lasting Songs #d29

Page Scan

Song Praises #45

The Star of Hope #d14

Zion's Praise #d20

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