Believe and Be Saved

O guilty sinner, today prepare [begin] to pray

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [O guilty sinner! today prepare]
Published in 9 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: O guilty sinner, today prepare [begin] to pray
Title: Believe and Be Saved
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Believe, and your sins shall be taken away
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Bells of Heaven #d266

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Best Hymns #44

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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #83

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Favorite Gospel Songs #88

Favorite Gospel Songs. New ed. #d119

Peerless Hymns #d152

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Songs of the Peacemaker #185

The Revival Harp No. 2 #d59

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry #d71

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