Descansando no Poder de Deus

Translator: Ricardo Pitrowsky

Brazilian Baptist pastor, he wrote and translated many hymns. Go to person page >

Author (stanzas): 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 >

Author (refrain): A. J. Showalter

(no biographical information available about A. J. Showalter.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Que consolação tem meu coração
Title: Descansando no Poder de Deus
English Title: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
Author (stanzas): Elisha A. Hoffman (1887)
Author (refrain): A. J. Showalter (1887)
Translator: Ricardo Pitrowsky
Meter: with refrain
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Descansando nos eternos braços do meu Deus
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.


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