I have precious news to tell

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 >

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First Line: I have precious news to tell
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, I'm redeemed

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Bells of Heaven #d150
Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d129
Best Hymns: from all the books and new ones to be made the best: selections from over one hundred of our best hymn writers #65Page Scan
Bible School Songs #d55
Favorite Gospel Songs #d79
Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d72
Happy Voices No. 1 #d53
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #127Page Scan
On Wings of Song #38Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #34Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 2, a Winnowed Collection for Evangelistic Services #d69
Songland Melodies ... a New Song Book for Revivals #d34
Songs of the Peacemaker: a collection of sacred songs and hymns for use in all services of the church, Sunday-school, home circle, and all kinds of evangelistic work #18Page Scan
Songs of the Soul No. 2 #d42
Spiritual hymns of worship #d164
Sunday School Chimes #d53
Tears and Triumphs No. 3 #5Page Scan
Winning Songs #d55



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