God is calling, gently calling

God is calling, gently calling

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 3 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: God is calling, gently calling
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Are you waiting, waiting

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Messenger for Jesus #d63
Bright Beautiful Bells: a collection of songs for Sunday schools, gospel meetings, revivals, young people's meetings, and all other religious and musical endeavor #62Page Scan
Waves of Salvation, Nos. 1 and 2 Combined #d31
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