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I Am Safely Sheltered

I am safely, safely sheltered

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [I am safely, safely sheltered]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am safely, safely sheltered
In His everlasting arm,
Made secure in Him forever
Where no foe can me alarm.

Ever sheltered, safely sheltered
In my Saviour’s love secure,
I rejoice in full salvation,
And my hope of heav’n is sure.

2 I am safely, safely sheltered,
Tho’ life’s storms around me roll,
For to God I have committed
All the keeping of my soul. [Refrain]

3 I am safely, safely sheltered,
And in Jesus feel secure,
For I have in Him salvation,
And an anchor steadfast, sure. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #17

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: I am safely, safely sheltered
Title: I Am Safely Sheltered
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ever sheltered, safely sheltered
Copyright: Public Domain



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Crowning Day No. 5 #17

Gleanings of Praise #d68

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