Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: Elisha A. Hoffman (1878)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 35111 53511 11233
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)


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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #136TextImageAudioScore
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #229TextImageFlexscore
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #162AudioScore
Hymns of Faith #330TextImage
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #308Image
Rejoice Hymns #297
Sing Joyfully #376TextImage
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #330TextImageFlexscore
The Christian Life Hymnal #256
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #190TextImage