Try to save one soul for Jesus

Try to save one soul for Jesus

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Try to save one soul for Jesus]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Try to save one soul for Jesus,
Some poor soul by sin defiled;
Bring him to the loving Savior,
He will own him as His child.

He is calling now in tenderness,
Standing ready, waiting to forgive;
He will welcome all who come to Him,
He the sinner will receive.

2 Try to bring one soul to Jesus,
From the weary paths of sin;
All will have a hearty welcome
Who a batter life begin. [Refrain]

3 Try to lead one soul to Jesus,
To the fount of life and light;
He can cleanse from all defilement,
Make the sin-stained pure and white. [Refrain]

4 Try to do some work for Jesus,
Try some precious soul to win;
Some poor wand’rer in the darkness,
Waits for thee to bring him in. [Refrain]

Source: Full Redemption Songs #32

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: Try to save one soul for Jesus
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: He is calling now in tenderness



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Full Redemption Songs #32TextAudioPage Scan
His Praise #99Page Scan
Joy to the World: for the Church and Sunday School #28Page Scan
Songs of Salvation and Service. #d277
The Complete Church Hymnal #d309
The Highway Hymnal #d330
The Revival No. 6 #116Page Scan
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us