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Many stars in my crown

There will be many stars in my heavenly crown

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [There will be many stars in my heavenly crown]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There will be many stars in my heavenly crown
When I stand by the beautiful throne.
With a radiance more lustrous and bright it will shine
For the souls that to Christ I have won.

I will toil for the Lord, winning souls “In His Name”
Till at even the sun goeth down,
And shall wear by and by for each soul I have won
One more star in my beautiful crown.

2 When I stand with the saved to receive my reward
And the Master shall speak His “Well done!”
With a smile on His brow He will speak it to me
For the souls “In His Name” I have won. [Refrain]

3 As the fruit of my toil stars shall gleam in my crown
With a glory surpassing the sun,
For I dare not so live as to win not a soul
Ere my life up in heav’n is begun. [Refrain]

4 It was Christ who inspired me with love for the lost,
And some service thro’ Him I have done,
And each soul I have led to the Cross “In His Name”
Shall be one more bright star in my crown. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Matchless Love: for evangelistic services, devotional meetings and Sunday schools #88

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 will be many stars in my heavenly crown
Title: Many stars in my crown
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: I will toil for the Lord
Copyright: Public Domain


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Crowning Day, No. 6 #203

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Songs of Matchless Love #88

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