Jesus is calling and bids you return

Jesus is calling and bids you return

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 8 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 calling and bids you return
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Jesus is waiting, waiting



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Band Music #68Page Scan
Children's Hosannas #d54
Grace and Glory: a choice collection of sacred songs, original and selected, for Sabbath-schools, revivals, etc. #124Page Scan
Harvest Bells No.3 #d51
New Harvest Bells : For Sunday Schools, Revivals, and all Religious Meetings #166Page Scan
Sabbath Songs, for the Use of Sabbath Schools, Social Meetings, and the Services of the Church #d62
The International Lesson Hymnal #59Page Scan
Welcome Songs #61Page Scan
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