Psalm 139

Author: Ian Pitt-Watson

Ian Pitt-Watson was the son of James Pitt-Wat­son, Mod­er­at­or of the Gen­er­al As­sem­bly of the Church of Scot­land, and Queen’s Chap­lain. Ian grew up in his fa­ther’s manse in Al­loa, and at­tend­ed Dol­lar Acad­e­my, the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ed­in­burgh (dou­ble first in phil­o­so­phy and mor­al phil­o­so­phy) and the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic in Lon­don. He be­came a Pres­by­ter­i­an min­is­ter in 1950, and served at the Ca­thed­ral Church of St. Giles in Ed­in­burgh. Two years lat­er, he be­came a chap­lain at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Aber­deen, where he served un­til 1958. He al­so pas­tored at St. James, Forf­ar, and, in 1961, New Kil­patrick in Bears­den. In 1974, he re… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You are before me, Lord, you are behind
Title: Psalm 139
Author: Ian Pitt-Watson (1973, 1989)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1973 Ian Pitt-Watson Trust



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