Ruhend in den Armen meines Herrn

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 >

Translator: Carl Röhl

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Text Information

First Line: O welch sel'ge Lust trag ich in der Brust
Title: Ruhend in den Armen meines Herrn
English Title: Leaning on the everlasting arms
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Translator: Carl Röhl
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ruhend, ruhend, Quälender Angst und Sorge fern
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