God in his mercy calls unto [upon] me

Representative Text

1 God in His mercy calls upon me,
I'm fully persuaded A Christian to be.

Refrain:
I'm fully persuaded,
Fully persuaded,
Fully persuaded A Christian to be.

2 Jesus entreats me so tenderly,
I'm fully persuaded A Christian to be. [Refrain]

3 Heaven now offers pardon to me,
I'm fully persuaded A Christian to be. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #147

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: God in his mercy calls unto [upon] me
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm fully persuaded
Publication Date: 1878
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #147

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Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #76a

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d89

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