[Have you been to Jesus for the cleansing power]

[Have you been to Jesus for the cleansing power]

Composer: E. A. Hoffman (1878)
Published in 80 hymnals

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Composer: E. 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: E. A. Hoffman (1878)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 35U11 1D535 U1111 23333
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Baptist Hymnal 1991 #136
Text: Are You Washed in the Blood
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #162
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #236
Text: Are You Washed in the Blood?
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #136TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #229TextFlexscorePage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #162ScoreAudio
Hymns of Faith #330TextFlexscorePage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #308Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #297
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #88Text
Sing Joyfully #376TextFlexscorePage Scan
Small Church Music #473Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #22
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #330TextFlexscorePage Scan
The Christian Life Hymnal #256
The Cyber Hymnal #236TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #190TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #170
Timeless Truths #652TextAudio
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #570TextAudio
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #201
Include 62 pre-1979 instances
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