In God we trust, he is our strong defense

In God we trust, he is our strong defense

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 5 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 >

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First Line: In God we trust, he is our strong defense
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Carols of Joy: choice collection of songs and hymns for the Sunday School, Bible class, and the Home Circle to which has been added an easy method of Rudimental Instruction in Music, for Week-day Stud #129Page Scan
Jasper and Gold: A choice collection of song-gems for Sunday-Schools, social meetings, and times of refreshing #56Page Scan
Songs of the New Crusade: a collection of stirring twentieth century temperance songs #7Page Scan
Temperance Jewels #45Page Scan
The Shining Light: a varied collection of sacred songs for Sabbath-schools, social meetings and the home circle #9Page Scan
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