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Colin Gibson

Colin Gibson
Short Name: Colin Gibson
Full Name: Gibson, Colin, 1933-
Birth Year: 1933

Colin Gibson (b. 1933) was born in Dunedin, the south island of New Zealand. He has been writing hymn texts and hymn settings for over 20 years. His works have been published and performed in Africa, the United States, Asia and Australasia, Great Britain and Europe. He is organist and director of the Mornington Methodist Choir, Dunedin, New Zealand, a lay preacher, and retired in 1999 as Head of the Department and Donald Collie Professor of English at the University of Otago where he currently heads the Department of Theatre Studies and continues to lecture on English Literature as Emeritus Professor. He has conducted numerous hymn workshops in New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain, and has been co-editor of a number of hymn collections. His frequent collaboration with Shirley Erena Murray is represented in several Hope publications, and he has his own published collections of hymns: Singing Love (Collins) and more recently Reading the Signature (Hope, 1994 - Code #1753) and Songs for a Rainbow People (Hope, 1998 - Code #8005). Three of his hymns are included in the Hope hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001).

Texts by Colin Gibson (67)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A pinch of salt in a tasteless stewColin Gibson (Author)2
Beyond all accidents of chance and changeColin Gibson (Author)2
Blessings on the buildingsColin Gibson (Author)2
'Click, click,' how the needles flyColin Gibson (Author)English2
Creator God, we give you thanks for those who live in nest or tankColin Gibson (Author)2
Dance, O Christ, the dance of birthColin Gibson (Author)English2
Di relung gununggunung kunanti (Now at dawn we wait to see mountains)Colin Gibson (Paraphraser (English))English, Indonesian2
Eternal God, beyond the reach of mysteryColin Gibson (Author)2
Every hair upon your headColin Gibson (Author)2
Fire of creation, bursting from the coreColin Gibson (Author)English2
For every gentle thought and mildColin Gibson (Author)English2
For the blast of CreationColin Gibson (Author)English2
For the man and for the womanColin Gibson (Author)English3
Friend in Christ, welcome to our familyColin Gibson (Author)2
God is the One whom we seek togetherColin Gibson (Author)2
God of work and rest and playColin Gibson (Author)2
God's grace upon this house descendColin Gibson (Author)English3
Great ring of light, true circle with no endingColin Gibson (Author)English4
He Came Singing LoveColin Gibson (Author)English7
Here to celebrate God's lovingColin Gibson (Author)2
Hold hands, people of faith, sister and brotherColin Gibson (Author)English2
Hold him tenderly, hold him gentlyColin Gibson (Author)English3
Hold Thou my hands In grief and joy, in hope and fear (Gibson)Colin Gibson (Author)English2
How much am I worth? WhatColin Gibson (Author)1
I am a part of the pulse of creationColin Gibson (Author)English2
I come where trust and faith are triedColin Gibson (Author)2
I sing the grace of God within youColin Gibson (Author)English3
If you shut your eyes and close your earsColin Gibson (Author)2
I'm a living stone in the house of GodColin Gibson (Author)2
In the name of Christ I will walk with youColin Gibson (Author)2
In this familiar placeColin Gibson (Author)English2
Is there no other way but thisColin Gibson (Author)English2
It shines in the darkColin Gibson (Author)2
I've never seen an elephantColin Gibson (Author)English2
Jumping Jesus, jumping Jesus, jumping up all over the placeColin Gibson (Author)2
Just a mustard seed of faith will doColin Gibson (Author)2
Justice for all who go hungryColin Gibson (Author)English2
Let our love shine outColin Gibson (Author)2
Lord of all love, all life, and deathColin Gibson (Author)English3
Lots of rubble lying roundColin Gibson (Author)2
Matthew was a lonely man (come, brother, stand by me)Colin Gibson (Author)2
No one is a strangerColin Gibson (Author)English2
Nothing is lost on the breath of GodColin Gibson (Author)2
Now, you can't stop the Spirit, it will blow where it willColin Gibson (Author)English2
O may I hear, now sharp and clearColin Gibson (Author)2
Out of such sun and air what Christ may comeColin Gibson (Author)English2
Peace is not fightingColin Gibson (Author)2
Praise God, I am welcome at the tableColin Gibson (Author)2
Praise the all-sustaining WordColin Gibson (Author)2
Sing praise and thanksgiving Let all creatures livingColin Gibson, 1933- (Adapter)English2
Sisters and brothers, gather aroundColin Gibson (Author)2
Snap us out of it, LordColin Gibson (Author)3
Standing tall with those who stand aloneColin Gibson (Author)2
Take a grape and an apple, take a pomegranate tooColin Gibson (Author)2
The wind blew keen, the wind blew coldColin Gibson (Author)English2
There's a wideness in God's mercyColin Gibson (Alterer)English1
Tomar mohono mura ti herey (Our sorrows will disappear, will dissappear)Colin Gibson (Paraphraser (English))Bengali, English2
Twelve disciples Jesus hadColin Gibson (Author)2
Upholding me, enfolding meColin Gibson (Author)English2
We thank you for the heritage of faith we have receivedColin Gibson (Author)2
When we go into the nightColin Gibson (Author)2
Where shall be found that holy groundColin Gibson (Author)2
Where the road runs out and the signposts endColin Gibson (Author)English2
Wisdom far beyond our knowledgeColin Gibson (Author)2
With a hoot and a tootColin Gibson (Author)English2
Yahweh, Yahweh, breathe the breath of GodColin Gibson (Author)English3
Yesu ke piche jayenge ham sab (Following Jesus, savior and Master)Colin Gibson (Paraphraser (English))English, Hindhi2
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