The Glad Day Coming

When this life is over and we reach the shore

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [When this life is over]
Published in 4 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: When this life is over and we reach the shore
Title: The Glad Day Coming
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: There's a glad, glad day
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

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