You Are Author

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You are author and Lord of creation

Translator: Iona Community
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

Sara shriste ko malik tapaiylay;
Sara shriste korajah tapaiylay.
Hambro rheday s'ametale adhar pranam;
S'adaiybahns tapaiyko gungan.
Ha(haha)halelujah. Amen.


You are author and Lord of creation;
You are maker of life and of living.
And from deep in our hearts, wonder and love
Inspire our worship and praise.

Source: Many and Great: songs of the world church (Vol 1) #30

Translator: Iona Community

Iona Community, an ecumenical Christian group of men and women based on the small island of Iona off the coast of Scotland. The community began in 1938 when the Rev. George MacLeod of the Church of Scotland began a ministry among the unemployed poor who had been neglected by the church. He took a handful of men to the island to rebuild the ruins of a thousand-year-old abbey church. That rebuilding became a metaphor for the rebuilding of the common life, a return to the belief that daily activity is the stuff of godly service – work, and worship. The Community has since grown to include a group of members, associates, and friends all over the United Kingdom and many other countries. In addition to many conferences that attract people to I… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You are author and Lord of creation
Title: You Are Author
Translator: Iona Community
Source: Nepalese traditional as taught by Elisabeth Padillo-Oleson; tr. WGRG the Iona Community (Scotland)
Place of Origin: Nepal
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, hallelujah
Copyright: Tr. © 1990, Iona Community, admin. GIA Publications, Inc.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Many and Great #30


Sing! A New Creation #45

The Book of Praise #430

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