Today I Awake

Today I awake and God is before me

Author: John L. Bell
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John L. Bell

John Lamberton Bell (born 1949, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire) is a hymn-writer. A Church of Scotland minister, he is a member of the Iona Community, a broadcaster, and former student activist. He works throughout the world, often lecturing in theological colleges in the UK, Canada and the United States, but is primarily concerned with the renewal of congregational worship at the grass roots level. Bell studied at the University of Glasgow where in 1974 he was elected President of the Students' Representative Council. His election represented a significant development as it was the start of a few years' control by the left wing of the SRC. Bell was quite open about his Christian religious beliefs, wearing a wooden cross-shaped pendant. In 1977… Go to person page >



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Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #61
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #211Text
Common Praise (1998) #9TextImage
Gather Comprehensive #755TextImage
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #293