I need thee, Lord

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: When cherished joys have taken wing
Title: I need thee, Lord
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Christian Hymns No. 1 #108

Gospel Songs for Men, a Collection of Quartets and Choruses for Male Voices #d107

Harvest Bells No. 1 #d100

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #59

Hymns New and Old, Revised #d231

Pentecostal Hymns No. 2, a Winnowed Collection for Evangelistic Services #d207

Spiritual Songs No. 2 #d138

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