Give Him the Glory

It was down at the feet of Jesus

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [It was down at the feet of Jesus]
Published in 10 hymnals

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1. It was down at the feet of Jesus,
O the happy, happy day!
That my soul found peace in believing,
And my sins were washed away.

Refrain
Let me tell the old, old story
Of His grace so full and free;
For I feel like giving Him the glory
For His wondrous love to me.

2. It was down at the feet of Jesus,
Where I found such perfect rest,
Where the light first dawned on my spirit,
And my soul was truly blest. [Refrain]

3. It was down at the feet of Jesus,
Where I brought my guilt and sin,
That he cancelled all my transgressions
And salvation entered in. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1798

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 >

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First Line: It was down at the feet of Jesus
Title: Give Him the Glory
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Let me tell the old, old story

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The Cyber Hymnal #1798
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