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

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Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d243

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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #164

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Favorite Gospel Songs #72

Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d107

Gospel Melodies #d110

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #193

Spiritual Songs No. 2 #d69

Work and Worship #d78

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