Folded In the Everlasting Arms

In Christ, my blessed hiding place

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: In Christ, my blessed hiding place
Title: Folded In the Everlasting Arms
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: My soul is resting and full of peace



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Beall's Gospel Songs with supplement entitled Favorite Hymns #d72
Joyful Lays, No.2 #d53
Songs of the Blessed Hope #d94
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