I am the Lord's forever

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: My gladsome heart these words repeat
Title: I am the Lord's forever
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, hallelujah, light breaks in



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d243
Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #164Page Scan
Favorite Gospel Songs #72Page Scan
Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d107
Gathered Jewels: a collection of Sunday School hymns and tunes by a selected corps of authors of great prominence; this book contains a department of christian heart songs especially prepared for youn #47Page Scan
Gospel Melodies #d110
Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #193Page Scan
Spiritual Songs No. 2 #d69
Sweet Harmonies: a new song book of gospels songs for use in revivals and all religious gatherings, sunday-schools, etc. #63Page Scan
Work and Worship #d78
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