The Savior is tenderly calling, He is calling, sweetly calling

The Savior is tenderly calling, He is calling, sweetly calling

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [The Savior is tenderly calling] (Hoffman)
Published in 3 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: The Savior is tenderly calling, He is calling, sweetly calling
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Come to Jesus, come to Jesus

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Instances

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Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d377
Best Hymns: from all the books and new ones to be made the best: selections from over one hundred of our best hymn writers #23Page Scan
Gebet- und Danklieder, Nr. 2, fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlung #d238
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