Precious is the name of Jesus

Precious is the name of Jesus

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 11 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: Precious is the name of Jesus
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Carols of Truth #d130
Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d158
Diamonds #d168
Harvest of Light #d169
Helpful Hymns #d166
Messenger of Song #d150
Redemption Hymns #d168
Soul Melodies #d167
Tested Songs #d171
Triumphant Joy #d184
Zion's Praise #d82
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