How Is it With Thy Soul?

O wanderer to eternity, How swift life's moments roll

Author: E. A. Hoffman
Tune: [O wanderer to eternity]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O wand'rer to eternity,
How swift life's moments roll!
What are thy hopes beyond the grave?
How is it with thy soul?

Refrain:
How is it with thy soul,
Thy sin-imperiled soul,
Hast thou a home in heav'n made sure
While endless ages roll?
How is it with thy soul,
Thy sin-imperiled soul?
Seek now the shelter of the cross,
And save, O save thy soul!

2 Thy soul should be thy constant care,
And heav'n should be thy goal,
Art thou prepared to meet thy God?
How is it with thy soul? [Refrain]

3 God asks of thee to fully yield
Thy heart to His control;
Hast thou submitted to His claims?
How is it with thy soul? [Refrain]

4 The judgment-day is drawing near;
Thy death-knell soon will toll;
How stands with thee life's dread account?
How is it with thy soul? [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #87

Author: E. 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 wanderer to eternity, How swift life's moments roll
Title: How Is it With Thy Soul?
Author: E. A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: How is it with thy soul
Copyright: Public Domain

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Banner Hymns (1st ed) #d111

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Corn In Egypt #104

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His Fullness Songs #87

The Heavenly Echoes #d66

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