We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

Where are the sins that once burdened my soul

Where are the sins that once burdened my soul

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Where are the sins that once burden'd my soul?]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Where are the sins that once burden’d my soul?
Where are these sins today?
Under the blood of the dear Lamb of God;
All taken away!

All taken away,
All taken away,
Under the blood of the dear Lamb of God;
All taken away.

2 Where is my soul-condemnation now gone?
Where is my guilt today?
All is removed by the blood of the Lamb;
All taken away! [Refrain]

3 Where are the darkness, the doubts and the fears,
Since I have learned to pray?
They have been rolled on the heart of the Lord;
All taken away! [Refrain]

4 Where is the dread of the future unknown,
Dread of the judgment day?
Far from my thought it forever has gone;
All taken away! [Refrain]

5 Where is the proneness to wander from God,
And to forget to pray?
Since I have trusting in Jesus my Lord;
All taken away! [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #162

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: Where are the sins that once burdened my soul
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: All taken away
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
Page Scan

Devotional Songs #98

TextAudioPage Scan

Glorious Praise #162

Page Scan

Hymns that Help #40

Page Scan

The Gospel Hymn Book #38

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.