We Sail Across the Sea of Life

We sail across the sea of life to yonder realms of light

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [We sail across the sea of life to yonder realms of light]
Published in 2 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: We sail across the sea of life to yonder realms of light
Title: We Sail Across the Sea of Life
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Then have good courage, faithful

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Best Hymns No. 3: for services of song in Christian work #172Page Scan
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