To Christ be true

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 >

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First Line: To Christ be loyal and be true
Title: To Christ be true
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

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Best of All Songs #d112

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Calvary Songs: A Choice Collection of Gospel Songs, both Old and New #40

Christian Hymns #d335

Christian Hymns III #d411

Complete Christian Hymnal #d237

Everlasting Praises No. 2 #d155

New and Old Gospel Songs and Hymns #d162

The Hymnal, a Collection of Gospel Songs and Hymns #d306

The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #d246

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