When the Book Is Unsealed

You are writing a record each day that you live

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [You are writing a record each day that you live]
Published in 3 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: You are writing a record each day that you live
Title: When the Book Is Unsealed
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: When the great book of life is unsealed
Copyright: Public Domain

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