[The Lord is coming by and by]

[The Lord is coming by and by]

Composer: Elisha Abright Hoffman (1891)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Composer: Elisha Abright 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 Abright Hoffman (1891)
Incipit: 51111 23331 22171
Key: G Major
Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6, by Ira D. Sankey et al. (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1891)
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #3917
Text: The Lord Is Coming By and By
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