1824–1908
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De­cem­ber 5, 1824, Ab­er­deen, Scot­land.

Sep­tem­ber 19, 1908, Kin­buck, Dun­blane, Perth­shire, Scot­land.

War­ris­ton Ce­me­tery, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

Walter was the son of Wal­ter Smith and Barbara Mil­ne.

He at­tend­ed Mar­is­chal Col­lege at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ab­er­deen and New College, Edin­burgh.

He was or­dained pastor of the Chad­well Street Scot­tish Church, Pen­ton­ville, Is­ling­ton, Lon­don, on Christ­mas Day, 1850. He lat­er served at the Free High Church, Ed­inb­urgh; the Rox­burgh Free Church, Ed­in­burgh; the Or­well Free Church, Mil­na­thort, Kin­ross­shire; and the Free Tron Church, Glas­gow.

The Free Church of Scot­land elect­ed him its mod­er­a­tor dur­ing its Ju­bi­lee year in 1893.

His works in­clude:

  1. Clean Heart, A
  2. Earth Was Wait­ing, Spent and Rest­less
  3. Faint and Wea­ry Je­sus Stood
  4. Gird Your Loins About with Truth
  5. If Any to the Feast Have Come
  6. Immortal, In­vi­si­ble, God On­ly Wise
  7. Jesus, un­to Whom We Pray
  8. Lord, God, Om­ni­po­tent
  9. Lord Hath Hid His Face from Us, The
  10. Our Por­tion Is Not Here
  11. There Is No Wrath to Be Ap­peased
  12. To Me to Live Is Christ