The God of heaven (Heaven on earth)

Gentler than air, wilder than wind

Author: John L. Bell; Author: Graham Maule
Tune: HO RI HO RO
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Author: John L. Bell

John Bell (b. 1949) was born in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire, intending to be a music teacher when he felt the call to the ministry. But in frustration with his classes, he did volunteer work in a deprived neighborhood in London for a time and also served for two years as an associate pastor at the English Reformed Church in Amsterdam. After graduating he worked for five years as a youth pastor for the Church of Scotland, serving a large region that included about 500 churches. He then took a similar position with the Iona Community, and with his colleague Graham Maule, began to broaden the youth ministry to focus on renewal of the church’s worship. His approach soon turned to composing songs within the identifiable traditi… Go to person page >

Author: Graham Maule

(no biographical information available about Graham Maule.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gentler than air, wilder than wind
Title: The God of heaven (Heaven on earth)
Author: John L. Bell
Author: Graham Maule
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The God of heaven is present on earth
Copyright: © WGRG, Iona Community, Glasgow, UK (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)

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Iona Abbey Music Book #40

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