[Be with us, Lord, as forth we go]

[Be with us, Lord, as forth we go]

Composer: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: Elisha A. Hoffman
Incipit: 53215 54322 22543


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #104Page Scan
Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #536TextPage Scan
Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #50Page Scan
Songs of Faith and Hope #38TextAudioPage Scan
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