Mercy is free

Though far I have strayed from the fold of the Lord

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Published in 6 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Though far I have strayed from the fold of the Lord
Title: Mercy is free
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Wonderful love, flowing so free

Timeline

Instances

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Golden Leaves: a collection of choice hymns and tunes adapted to Sabbath-schools, social meetings, Bible classes, &c. #62Page Scan
Heavenly Voices #d57
Sabbath Bells: for the Sunday-school and for prayer, praise, and gospel meetings #94Page Scan
Songs of the Sun Bright Clime: a collection of choice music and poetry, for Sabbath schools and gospel meetings #62Page Scan
Sunday School Songs: a Treasury of Devotional Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School #23Page Scan
The Banner of Victory: a choice selection of songs, duets, quartets, and choruses, for Sunday schools, prayer and praise meetings, and the fireside #62Page Scan



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