Master, Use Me

There are lives that may be brightened by a word of hope and cheer

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Send me forth, O blessed Master]
Published in 4 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: There are lives that may be brightened by a word of hope and cheer
Title: Master, Use Me
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Call me forth to active service
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #114

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 4 #130

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #473

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The Redeemer's Praise #125

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