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Smith Wigglesworth : Biography, Age, Family, Career, Ministry, Net Worth , Death etc

    Smith Wigglesworth Biography : Late. Smith Wigglesworth Smith Wigglesworth was a British evangelist who was influential in the early history of Pentecostalism . He was born in England, to a poor family, when he was young, he worked in the fields pulling turnips alongside his mother and he combined that with some other jobs to make ends meet, he was also uneducated, at age eight he accepted God knew God and when he grew he became a preacher.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH PARENTS

    Late. Smith Wigglesworth was born to Martha Wigglesworth and John Wigglesworth.

    There is scarce information about the parents in Smith Wigglesworth biography

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH AGE/DATE OF BIRTH/ BIRTHDAY

    Smith Wigglesworth was born on the 8th of June 1859; he celebrated his birthday every 8th June.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH PLACE OF BIRTH

    Smith Wigglesworth was born In Menston, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH EDUCATION

    Smith Wigglesworth was unschooled as a child as a result of being born into a poor family and had to labor in factories and fields with his mother in order to take care of his family.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH MINISTRY

    Smith Wigglesworth was an evangelist who was very influential in early Pentecostalism. Asides from being an evangelist, Wigglesworth also worked as a plumber for many years but had to quit his plumbing work to focus full time on his preaching as it made him too busy for his trade.

    Some of his sermons over the years were put together into a collection of ‘Ever increasing faith’ and ‘Faith that prevails’ There were several claims of miraculous healing during Smith Wigglesworth active Ministry time. A person on wheelchair was said to have work, some were healed of cancer, tumor, tuberculosis and other severe health challenges.

    He however faced a lot of criticism owing to his methods of healing the sick which sometimes involved hitting them so much force that they were thrown across the room, slapping and punching them. Smith however said he was not hitting the people in question but the devil in form of their sicknesses.

    Wigglesworth Smith was also said to have raised about 14 people from the dead including his own wife. Smith believes that a huge reason for the success of his ministerial work was as a result of his speaking in tongues.

    Smith Wigglesworth went on to minister until his death on the 12th of March 1947 in Wakefield, England.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH WIFE

    Who is Smith Wigglesworth wife?

    Smith Wigglesworth married Mary Jane Featherstone a preacher of Salvation Army in 1882. Smith finally learned to read when his wife taught him to read the bible after their marriage. Afterwards, the only reading material in his home was a bible, which he preferred. Smith was married to Martha whom he called Polly until 1913 when she died, leaving him devastated and broken.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH CHILDREN

    Smith Wigglesworth and his lovely wife had five children: George Wigglesworth, Alice Wigglesworth, Harold Wigglesworth, Seth Wigglesworth and Ernest Wigglesworth.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH DEATH

    Smith Wigglesworth went on to minister until his death on the 12th of March 1947 in Wakefield, England, Smith wigglesworth died on March 12, 1947 at the funeral of his dear friend Wilf Richardson.

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH BOOKS

    1. Only Believe, 1996
    2. Greater Works: Experiencing God’s Power, 2001
    3. Wigglesworth On The Anointing, 1999
    4. Smith Wigglesworth On Heaven, 2003
    5. Smith Wigglesworth On God’s Power, 2000
    6. The Greatest Bible Promises For Faith And Miracles, 2017
    7. Smith Wigglesworth On Power To Serve, 1998
    8. Spiritual Gifts: What God Gives To Us, 2017
    9. Like Precious Faith, 2016
    10. Experiencing God’s Power Today, 2000

    SMITH WIGGLESWORTH QUOTES

    1. “The blood of Jesus Christ and His mighty name are an antidote to all the subtle seeds of unbelief that Satan would sow in your minds.”
    2. “Some people read their Bibles in Hebrew, some in Greek; I like to read mine in the Holy Ghost. You must everyday make higher ground. You must deny yourself to make progress with God.”
    3. “Some people read their Bibles in Hebrew, some in Greek; I like to read mine in the Holy Ghost. You must everyday make higher ground. You must deny yourself to make progress with God.”
    4. “If you seek nothing but the will of God, He will always put you in the right place at the right time.”
    5. “The Spirit reveals, unfolds, takes of the things of Christ and shows them to us, and prepares us to be more than a match for satanic forces.”
    6. “God wants to purify our minds until we can bear all things, believe all things, hope all things, and endure all things.”
    7. “Life comes after you have been filled with the Holy Ghost, get down and pray for power.”
    8. “God dwells in you, but you cannot have this divine power until you live and walk in the Holy Ghost, until the power of the new life is greater than the old life.”
    9. “God can so fill a man with His Spirit that he can laugh and believe in the face of a thousand difficulties.”
    10. “God has privileged us in Christ Jesus to live above the ordinary human plane of life. Those who want to be ordinary and live on a lower plane can do so, but as for me, I will not.”