Touch the hem of his garment

Sinner, press your way to Jesus

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 5 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: Sinner, press your way to Jesus
Title: Touch the hem of his garment
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Quickly haste, then, to the Savior



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Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d185
Sing the Gospel #d73
Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d126
Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d133
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #78Page Scan
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