[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 44 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #162
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #236
Text: Are You Washed in the Blood?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #652
Text: Are You Washed in the Blood?
  • Are_You_Washed_in_the_Blood.sib (SIB, Scorch)


Instances (12)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #136TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #229TextImageFlexscore
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #162AudioScore
Hymns of Faith #330TextImageFlexscore
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #308Image
Rejoice Hymns #297
Sing Joyfully #376TextImageFlexscore
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #22
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #330TextImageFlexscore
The Christian Life Hymnal #256
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #190TextImage
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #570TextAudio