Oswald J. Smith

Oswald J. Smith
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Short Name: Oswald J. Smith
Full Name: Smith, Oswald J., 1889-1986
Birth Year: 1889
Death Year: 1986

Smith, Oswald Jeffrey. (Odessa, Ontario, November 8, 1889--January 25, 1986, Toronto, Canada). Presbyterian. Attended Manitoba College, Winnipeg, 1909-1910; Toronto Bible College, 1907-1908, 1910-1912; McCormick Theological Seminary, 1912-1915; further study at Knox College, Toronto; several honorary doctorates. Pastorates in Toronto, 1915-1958; frequently conducted evangelistic meetings and crusades elsewhere. In 1928 he organized the virtually autonomous People's Church, which combines a vigorous evangelistic program in Toronto with an enviable overseas missionary network; in 1958 he relinquished its guidance to his son Paul, but remained its highly active minister emeritus. He published some 35 devotional and inspirational books, which he eventually combined into fourteen; most of his 1200 hymns and poems first appeared in church-connected magazines, but many are found in Poems of a Lifetime (London: Marshall, 1962).

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Wikipedia Biography

Oswald Jeffrey Smith (November 8, 1889 - January 25, 1986) was a Canadian pastor, author, and missions advocate. He founded The People's Church in Toronto in 1928. Smith attended the Toronto Bible Training School, the Manitoba Presbyterian College in Winnipeg, and the McCormick Seminary in Chicago. Smith was ordained as a minister of the Presbyterian Church of Canada in 1918. However, he resigned from the Presbyterian Church, set up his own church in Toronto, which merged with a small Christian and Missionary Alliance congregation in 1921. In 1928, he started another independent church in Toronto, the People's Church. Using his base in Toronto for fundraising, he traveled the world to recruit missionaries

Texts by Oswald J. Smith (141)sort descendingAsInstances
A refuge in Jesus my SaviorOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Afar from home and lost in paths of sinOswald J. Smith (Author)2
After the winter, so cold and so drearOswald J. Smith (Author)2
All I have I yield to JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)6
Alone with thee, O blessed, blissful momentOswald J. Smith (Author)5
Are you living for todayOswald J. Smith (Author)3
Arise, my soul and sing, Extol thy Lord and KingOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Breathe upon me, breathe upon meOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Can I forget, O LordOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Closer and closer to Jesus I clingOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Come, with your heartache, your sorrow and careOswald J. Smith (Author)4
Crown him King, crown him the Lord most holyOswald J. Smith (Author)4
Deep in the depths of the Savior's loveOswald J. Smith (Author)4
Dios tu tristeza entiendeOsvaldo J. Smith (Author)2
Eu andei a sós com Cristo em divina comunhãoOswald Jeffray Smith (Author)2
Fairest of ten thousand is JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)13
For salvation full and freeOswald J. Smith (Author)14
Give them, O, give them the gospelOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Go fight the fight with all thy mightOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Go, preach the gospel, Go, preach itOswald J. Smith (Author)2
God answers prayer - then trust Him evermoreOswald J. Smith (Author)2
God builds my life, he builds not IOswald J. Smith (Author)2
God is waiting in the silenceOswald J. Smith (Author)3
God understands your sorrowOswald J. Smith (Author)20
Happy days will come againOswald J. Smith (Author)4
Hark, the Master callethOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Have I grieved thy Holy SpiritOswald J. Smith (Author)7
Have you forgotten God's wonderful graceOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Have you heard the master's call Will you goOswald J. Smith (Author)2
He arose, the Lord victoriousOswald J. Smith (Author)3
He loved me in spite of my sinOswald J. Smith (Author)3
He rose triumphantlyOswald J. Smith (Author)3
He saves me, he saves me, O praiseOswald J. Smith (Author)4
He will come, the Lord of gloryOswald J. Smith (Author)9
His mercy endureth forever, O wonderfulOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I am waiting for the dawning of the morningOswald J. Smith (Author)3
I can tell the love of JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I choose Jesus, the Man of GalileeRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)2
I come with all my sin and shameOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I do not know how soon 'twill beOswald J. Smith (Author)3
I have walked alone with JesusRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)18
I know not where his hand may leadOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I know of a Savior so preciousOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I want to go back to the prairiesOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I will arise and go, Back to my Father's homeRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)3
If Jesus lives, then I am savedOswald Smith (Author)2
I'm going forth to serve my LordOswald J. Smith (Author)2
I'm longing, dear Lord, for that havenRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)5
I'm waiting for the answerOswald J. Smith (Author)2
In lowly birth he came to earthOswald J. Smith (Author)2
In the wear and tear of lifeOswald J. Smith (Author)3
Into the heart of JesusOswald J. Smith, 1890- (Author)20
Jesus Christ is drawing nighOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Jesus is calling for volunteersOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Jesus is my Saviour, He has set me freeOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, king of gloryOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Jesus Savior, keep usOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Let King Jesus reign in your heart todayOswald J. Smith (Author)3
Let me forget, O God, let me forgetRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)2
Like the glory of an evening sunsetRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)2
Lord, deliver me from sinOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Lord, on this Thanksgiving DayOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Lord, possess me now, I prayOswald J. Smith, 1890- (Author)20
Lord, undertake when dangers fierce assail meOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Loved ones may go and all I prize most dearOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Mais do que tesouros é Cristo, meu bom MestreOswald Jeffray Smith (Author)2
Many have wandered from JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)6
Mataron al SeñorOswald J. Smith (Author)1
Mid the darkest scense of lifeOswald J. Smith (Author)3
Mid the saddest hours of life Jesus is nearOswald J. Smith (Author)2
My Lord, I love Thee best of allOswald J. Smith (Author)2
My only plea, He died for me!Rev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)3
My Savior bled and died for meOswald J. Smith (Author)4
O Christ, what matchless beauty crownsOswald J. Smith (Author)3
O dear and precious Savior! Could it ever beOswald J. Smith (Author)3
O for the Spirit's mighty powerOswald J. Smith (Author)2
O honor and adore Christ Jesus ever moreOswald J. Smith (Author)2
O I know of a dear, loving SaviorO. J. S. (Author)2
O Savior of the lostOswald J. Smith (Author)2
O Saviour, Thou hast won my heartOswald J. Smith, Litt. D. (Author)2
O tell me the story of Jesus, who diedOswald J. Smith (Author)2
O the joy beyond all tellingOswald J. Smith (Author)3
O the love that brought the SaviorOswald J. Smith (Author)2
O the love that gave me JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)2
O thou who art my life and stayRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)3
On the cross He bled and diedOswald J. Smith (Author)2
One day I saw the Man of GalileeOswald J. Smith (Author)2
One sat alone beside the highway beggingOswald J. Smith (Author)21
Only Jesus satisfiesRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)3
Ought I to know of ChristOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Our blessed Lord was slainOswald J. Smith (Author)16
Our great theme fore'er shall beOswald J. Smith (Author)1
Pray on, O soul of mine, pray onOswald J. Smith (Author)10
Revive thy work, O Lord, And manifest Thy powerRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)13
Saved, saved, saved, my sins are all forgivenOswald J. Smith (Author)35
Souls are calling for the LightOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Sweetest story ever told, Wondrous songOswald J. Smith (Author)3
Take every sin to JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Take the Savior with you all along the wayOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Take Thou my voice, O Lord, I give it gladlyRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)2
Take up the broken threads of lifeOswald J. Smith (Author)3
The Bible is God's message to soulsOswald J. Smith (Author)3
The dear loving Savior will keep meOswald J. Smith (Author)2
The love that triumphed over deathOswald J. Smith (Author)2
The mission fields are callingOswald J. Smith (Author)2
The night is almost endedOswald J. Smith (Author)2
The paths of earth he trodOswald J. Smith (Author)2
The Savior can lift every burdenRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)12
The Saviour calls thee to His sideOswald J. Smith (Author)2
The Son of God has died for theeOswald J. Smith (Author)2
There are souls in heathen darknessOswald J. Smith (Author)2
There is joy in serving Jesus, As I journey on my wayRev. Oswald J. Smith (Author)19
There is no death, the Christian cannot perishOswald J. Smith (Author)2
There is no road to glory except the thorny wayOswald J. Smith (Author)2
There never was one like JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)2
There never was one like the Savior of menOswald J. Smith (Author)4
There's an ache in my heart that the world cannot healOswald J. Smith (Author)2
They have gone to be with JesusOswald J. Smith (Author)2
They laid the Savior in a graveOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Thou art the One that I loveOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Though the darkness and gloom triumphantOswald J. Smith (Author)2
'Twas long ago that Jesus diedOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Unfathomable love that will not failOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Victory, victory, victory all the timeOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Waiting on Jesus when I am weakOswald J. Smith (Author)3
Wandering afar from the Savior's sideOswald J. Smith (Author)3
We are young and strong and freeOswald J. Smith (Author)2
We have crossed the Jordan to the other sideOswald J. Smith (Author)3
We have heard the voice of Jesus and we dare not disobeyOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Weary and helplessOswald J. Smith (Author)2
What have I to fear with my Savior nearOswald J. Smith (Author)2
When my heart is filled with sorrowOswald J. Smith (Author)6
When temptation lays me lowOswald J. Smith (Author)2
When the darkness overshadows all your dayOswald J. Smith (Author)2
When the storm clouds round me gather And I'm tempted to despairOswald J. Smith (Author)5
When the sun is setting in the West, And my heart is yearning for its restOswald J. Smith (Author)2
When your heart is faint and drearOswald Smith (Author)3
Who can save me from my sinOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Would I could tell what the Savior has doneOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Would you bring gladness in place of despairOswald J. Smith (Author)2
Youth is marching, heed the summonsOswald J. Smith (Author)3

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