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You are before me, Lord

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Author: Ian Pitt-Watson

Ian Pitt-Watson (b. Glasgow, Scotland, 1923; d. London, England, January 11, 1995) was educated at the University of Edinburgh and graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London. Ordained to the Presbyterian ministry in 1950, he served the Cathedral Church of St. Giles in Edinburgh, Scotland (the church where John Knox had been preacher). From 1952 to 1958 he was chaplain of the University of Aberdeen and later served congregations in Dundee and Glasgow. He returned to teach at Aberdeen in 1974 before moving in 1980 to become professor of preaching and practical theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, where he remained until retirement. Pitt-Watson was a highly regarded scholar, expositor, and preacher in both… Go to person page >

Text Information

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



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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #96

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Voices United #862

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