The ministry of love

If any little word of mine, May make a life the

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith

Lanta Wilson Smith was born July 19, 1856 at Castine, Maine, and died October 19, 1939 at Taunton, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of a Methodist minister, William J. Wilson, and his wife Sedelia Follett. Her father belonged to the Maine, and later the East Maine Conferences from 1846 until 1866, when he with his family traveled in a covered wagon to the west, where he served as minister in Nebraska and Dakota. Later he returned to New England and founded out his sixty-four years in the ministry at an appointment in Hingham, Massachusetts. From her early childhood Lanta sang and played the organ in church and Sunday school wherever her father was located. When seventeen she attended Bucksport Seminary, Maine, where she received som… Go to person page >

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First Line: If any little word of mine, May make a life the
Title: The ministry of love
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Refrain First Line: God help me speak the word in time



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Hymns and Songs #d19

Hymns for Him. 1st ed. #d23

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The Church School Hymnal #206

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The Gospel Hymnal for Sunday school and church work #156

The St. Alban Hymnal #d182

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