Jesus is calling and bids you return

Jesus is calling and bids you return

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: DUNBAR
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 >

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

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Band Music #68

Children's Hosannas #d54

Harvest Bells No.3 #d51

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New Harvest Bells : For Sunday Schools, Revivals, and all Religious Meetings #166

Sabbath Songs, for the Use of Sabbath Schools, Social Meetings, and the Services of the Church #d62

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The International Lesson Hymnal #59

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Welcome Songs #61

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