October 22, 1890, Birmingham, England.

September 9, 1967, near Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, in a car accident.

Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia.


When Gibbs was around three years old, his family moved to South Africa, and he grew up in Roodeport, near Johannesburg. In World War I, he served as a chaplain in military training camps. After the war, he went to the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois, and there became involved with rescue missions. His works include:

  1. Bible, Bible, Holy God Inspired
  2. Blest Are the Dead, Who Die in Christ the Lord
  3. Come and Join the Army of the Lord Today
  4. Father, We Worship Thee
  5. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers
  6. In All My Need and Sin
  7. In Thy Youth Remember Jesus’ Love
  8. Listen as We Sing the Story
  9. Lord, Behold Us Now Before Thee
  10. Lord Jesus Christ, in Thy Dear Name
  11. Lord Jesus Christ, We Would Remember Thee
  12. Lord Jesus, in Thy Precious Name
  13. Lord May Come at Evening Twilight, The
  14. Nailed upon Golgotha’s Tree
  15. O Dare to Be Like Moses Brave
  16. O Fight the Good Fight
  17. Open Thou Mine Eyes, Lord
  18. Precious Holy Bible
  19. Sing the Glorious Gospel
  20. Sweet Is the Story
  21. Thousand Thousand Thanksgivings, A
  22. Wedding Prayer, A
  23. Worthy Incarnate Word
  1. Gilbert
  2. Thompson