Able and Willing

Jesus is both able and willing to save, to save

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Jesus is both able and willing to save, to save]
Published in 2 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: Jesus is both able and willing to save, to save
Title: Able and Willing
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Able is Jesus and willing to save
Copyright: Public Domain


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Joyful Lays, No.2 #d63

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Songs of Praise #76

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