6 pages | PDF | 1.4 MBThis song, “Leaning On The Everlasting Arms”, was composed by Elisha A. Hoffman with music by Anthony J. Showalter. It was arranged by Ken Medema and is written in A♭ major and F minor. It has a total of 88 measures and was first published in 1887. The song is also accompanied by a piece from Elijah, “O Rest in the Lord”. The song conveys a sentiment of hope, with lyrics that encourage one to lean on the everlasting arms when life gets hard. The song is a reminder that no matter how difficult life may seem, we can always turn to God for comfort and strength.