Er ist mein

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 >

Translator: Mrs. F. V. Wiebe

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Text Information

First Line: Gottes Friede wohnet nun in meiner Brust
Title: Er ist mein
English Title: It Is Mine (God's abiding peace is in my soul today)
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Translator: Mrs. F. V. Wiebe
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Er ist mein, mein
Publication Date: 1915
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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