Smith, Walter Chalmer, D.D., was born at Aberdeen Dec. 5, 1824, and educated at the Grammar School and University of that City. He pursued his Theological studies at Edinburgh, and was ordained Pastor of the Scottish Church in Chad well Street, Islington, London, Dec. 25, 1850. After holding several pastorates he became, in 1876, Minister of the Free High Church, Edinburgh. His contributions to poetical literature have been many and of great merit. His principal works are:—
(1) The Bishop's Walk, 1860; (2) Olrig Grange, 1872; (3) Borland Hall, 1874; (4) Hilda among the Broken Gods, 1878; (5) North Country Folk, 1883; (6) Kildrostan, 1884; (7) Hymns of Christ and Christian Life, 1876.
From his Hymns of Christ, &c, 1876, the following,… Go to person page >
Display Title: One Thing I of the Lord desire (A Clean Heart)First Line: One thing I of the Lord desireTune Title: A CLEAN HEARTAuthor: Walter Chalmers Smith, 1824-1908Meter: IrregularScripture: 1 John 1:7Date: 2011Subject: The Christian Life | Dedication and Consecration; Choir | ; Holiness | ; Inner Life |