[For God so loved the world] (Smith)

[For God so loved the world] (Smith)

Composer: Alfred B. Smith
Published in 25 hymnals

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Composer: Alfred B. Smith

Used pseudonym B. C. Laurelton ---------- In 1930, he began playing on radio broadcasts in Jersey City, New Jersey, on "The Old Fashioned Gospel Hour." After meeting Wendell P. Loveless, Alfred enrolled at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and became a member of the WMBI staff. During service as Minister of Music at The Church of the Open Door in Philadelphia, he taught at The Philadelphia School of the Bible in the fall of 1938. During that year, he wrote "For God So Loved the World" after visiting the ninety-four year-old hymn writer George C. Stebbins. Smith met Billy Graham when they were both students at Wheaton College. During their long collaboration, they founded Singspiration in 1941. After graduating from Whea… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [For God so loved the world] (Smith)
Composer: Alfred B. Smith
Incipit: 53323 43321 26176
Key: F Major
Copyright: © 1938. Renewal 1966 by Alfred B. Smith. Assigned to Singspiration, Inc.



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Ambassador Hymnal #519

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #56


Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #164

Rejoice Hymns #112

Revival Hymns and Choruses #224

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #606


Small Church Music #2343

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #158

Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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