Jesus Christ Our Living Lord

Jesus Christ, our living Lord, we believe you keep your word.

Paraphraser (English): John L. Bell; Author: Erzsebet Turmezei (1979)
Tune: [Jesus Christ, our living Lord]
Published in 3 hymnals

Paraphraser (English): 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: Erzsebet Turmezei

(no biographical information available about Erzsebet Turmezei.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus Christ, our living Lord, we believe you keep your word.
Title: Jesus Christ Our Living Lord
Author: Erzsebet Turmezei (1979)
Paraphraser (English): John L. Bell
Place of Origin: Hungary
Language: English
Copyright: © 1979 Phoebe Association; English paraphrase © 1990 Wild Goose Resource Group, Iona Community, Scotland, admin. GIA Publications Inc.

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #524

Global Songs for Worship #57

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #524

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