Bell, John L. (auth)

As if you were not there (StF 724)

As if you were not there,
the skies ignite and thunder     see details / comment

Categories: 67.88.9., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Ilich, Irregular, Maule, Graham, Nature and Mystery of God, Wholeness of Creation 2 Comments

Because the Saviour prayed that we be one (StF 675)

Because the Saviour prayed that we be one     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Athair Uile-chumhachdaich, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Clarke, Martin V., Codona, Alasdair A., Life and Unity in the Church

Before I take the body of my Lord (StF 575)

Before I take the body of my Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.4., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Guitar chords available, Holy Communion, Laying Down, Maule, Graham

Before the world began (StF 101)

Before the world began,
one Word was there     see details / comment

Categories: 64.64.66.64., Advent, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Christmas, Creation and Providence, Incarnation, Maule, Graham, Nature and Mystery of God

Behold the lamb of God (StF 234)

Behold the lamb of God     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Confession, Irregular, Lent/Christ's temptation, Responses, Short song, Young people

Bread is blessed and broken (StF 576)

Bread is blessed and broken     see details / comment

Categories: 65.63. Trochaic, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Grace in Essence, Holy Communion, Maule, Graham, Young people

Christ has risen while earth slumbers (StF 296)

Christ has risen while earth slumbers     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Easter, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Maule, Graham, Transformation 1 Comment

Christ has risen while earth slumbers (StF 296)

“Christ has risen while earth slumbers” by John Bell and Graham Maule – a personal reflection by Fiona Bennett     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bell, John L. (auth), Hymns and spirituality, Maule, Graham

Christmas is coming! (StF 166)

‘Christmas is coming!’,
the Church is glad to sing     see details / comment

Categories: Advent, Advent Ring, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Christmas, Irregular, Young people

Come Holy Spirit. Maranatha! (StF 23)

Come Holy Spirit. Maranatha!     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Gathering in God's Presence, Irregular, Pentecost, Short song, Unaccompanied, Young people

Come with me, come wander, come welcome the world (StF 462)

Come with me, come wander, come welcome the world     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Calling and Commissioning, Irregular, Maule, Graham, Our Journey with God

Come, Holy Spirit, descend on us (StF 374)

Come, Holy Spirit, descend on us     see details / comment

Categories: 54.48., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Breath of heaven, Gathering, Pentecost, Responses, The Gift of the Holy Spirit

Come, Host of heaven’s high dwelling place (StF 680)

Come, Host of heaven’s dwelling place,
come earth’s disputed guest     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Irish, Life and Unity in the Church, Maule, Graham, St Columba (Erin)

Come, Lord, be our guest (StF 580)

Come, Lord, be our guest     see details / comment

Categories: 56.56.56.55., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Dietwein, Holy Communion, Maule, Graham

Down the road run refugees (website only)

“Down the road run refugees” by John Bell and Graham Maule New on 6 May 2016 – a 1992 “protest song” as sadly relevant today as when it was written     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Christmas, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Maule, Graham, Refugee Sunday

For all the saints who showed your love (StF 746)

For all the saints who showed your love
in how they lived and where they moved     see details / comment

Categories: All Saints, Bell, John L. (auth), English traditional, Irregular, Maule, Graham, O Waly Waly, The Communion of Saints, Wright, Paul Leddington 2 Comments

God beyond all names (StF 49)

God beyond all names     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Chant, Irregular, Nature and Mystery of God, Responses, The Adoration of God, Unaccompanied

God give us life (StF 612)

God give us life
when all around spells death     see details / comment

Categories: 44.6.86., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Campbell, Human Life and Relationships, Maule, Graham

God it was who said to Abraham (StF 464)

God it was who said to Abraham     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Calling and Commissioning, Dismissal/Sending Out, Gaelic, Irregular, Jesus calls us, Maule, Graham, Our Journey with God, The Communion of Saints

God to enfold you (StF 648)

God to enfold you,
Christ to uphold you     see details / comment

Categories: 55.9.555.4., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Dismissal/Sending Out, Enfolding, Reconciliation and Healing, Short song

He became poor that we may be rich (StF 344)

He became poor that we may be rich     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Christ the Saviour, Irregular, Short song, Young people

Heaven shall not wait (StF 701)

Heaven shall not wait
for the poor to lose their patience     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Heaven shall not wait, Justice and Peace, Maule, Graham

Hymns for a net worker – Saint Andrew (Patron Saints 4)

Scotland’s melodic legacy for Singing the Faith, and Saint Andrew’s pointers for Christian discipleship     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Bonar, Horatius, Briggs, Anna, Bunessan, Exploring themes, Fisher, Leith, Galbraith, Douglas (auth), Galloway, Kathy, Herbert, George, Idle, Christopher, Jones, Jacqueline G. (auth), Kelvingrove, Leckebusch, Martin E., Matheson, George, Maule, Graham, Montgomery, James, Murray, Shirley Erena, People of faith, Words and music, Worship Resources

I owe my Lord a morning song (StF 135)

I owe my Lord a morning song     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Dorking, English traditional, Gathering, Morning and Evening, Shaw, Martin

In a byre near Bethlehem (StF 324)

In a byre near Bethlehem     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Irregular, Maule, Graham, Prophet, Priest and King, The Ministry of Jesus, Wild mountain thyme 2 Comments

Jesus calls us here to meet him (StF 28)

Jesus calls us here to meet him     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Eucharistic, Gaelic, Gathering in God's Presence, Jesus calls us, Maule, Graham

Jesus Christ is waiting (StF 251)

Jesus Christ is waiting     see details / comment

Categories: 65.65.D., Bell, John L. (auth), France, Maule, Graham, Noël Nouvelet, Reconciliation and Healing, The Ministry of Jesus, Wright, Paul Leddington

Jesus is risen, alleluia! (StF 304)

Jesus is risen, alleluia!     see details / comment

Categories: 99.99. and refrain, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Easter, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Kyamanywa, Bernard, Mfurahini Haleluya, Praise, Tanzania

More than dragons – singing for St George

Exploring hymns that speak of England’s patron saint     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bankhead, Dave (auth), Bankhead, Dave (comp), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Exploring themes, Justice and Peace, Keble, John, Keyes. Aaron (auth), Keyes. Aaron (comp), Luther, Martin (auth), Maule, Graham, Monsell, J.S.B., People of faith, Sparrow-Simpson, W.J., The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles, Willis, Love Maria, Words and music, Worship Resources 3 Comments

Now that evening falls (StF 146)

Now that evening falls,
gently fades the light     see details / comment

Categories: 55.65., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Morning and Evening, Taking leave

O Lord, our Lord, throughout the earth (StF 112)

O Lord, our Lord, throughout the earth
how glorious is you name     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Creation and Providence, Scotland, Tramps and Hawkers

One is the body and one is the Head (StF 688)

One is the body and one is the Head     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Irregular, Life and Unity in the Church, Peacock

She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters (StF 393)

She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters     see details / comment

Categories: 11.11.D., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Creation and Providence, Howarth, Ian, Maule, Graham, Thainaky, The Gift of the Holy Spirit 1 Comment

Shout for joy! The Lord has let us feast (StF 598)

Shout for joy! The Lord has let us feast     see details / comment

Categories: 99.99., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Holy Communion, Lansdowne, Maule, Graham

Take this moment, sign, and space (StF 513)

Take this moment, sign, and space     see details / comment

Categories: 75.75., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Growth in Grace and Holiness, Maule, Graham, Take this moment, Young people 2 Comments

Take, oh take me as I am (StF 781)

Take, oh take me as I am     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Irregular, Liturgical settings

The love of God comes close (StF 654)

The love of God comes close
where stands an open door     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Maule, Graham, Melanie, Reconciliation and Healing

This is the day of rest (StF 150)

This is the day of rest,
to use as God intended     see details / comment

Categories: 67.67.D., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Old Dysart, Sunday

To be a soldier (StF 133)

To be a soldier,
to fight for peace till war shall end     see details / comment

Categories: Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Irregular, Justice and Peace, Maule, Graham, Miles Christi, Our Journey with God, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Times and Seasons

Today I awake and God is before me (StF 139)

Today I awake and God is before me     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Maule, Graham, Morning and Evening, Slithers of gold, The Trinity

We cannot care for you the way we wanted (StF 740)

We cannot care for you the way we wanted     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.4., Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Jennifer

We cannot measure how you heal (StF 655)

We cannot measure how you heal
or answer every sufferer’s prayer     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.D. Double Long Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Maule, Graham, Reconciliation and Healing, Ye Banks and Braes

We pray until the hour (StF 741)

We pray until the hour,
that awesome hour unknown     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Calabria, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Wallwork, Norman, Wesley, Charles

What shall we pray for those who died (StF 721)

What shall we pray for those who died     see details / comment

Categories: 88.84. (88.84.), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Carnwardric Worship Group, Justice and Peace, Kingston, Remembrance

When we are living, we are in the Lord (StF 485)

When we are living, we are in the Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Bell, John L. (auth), Escamilla, Robert, Guitar chords available, Mexico, Our Journey with God, Somos del Senor, Young people

Who would ever have believed it (StF 290)

Who would ever have believed it?     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Ae fond kiss, Bell, John L. (auth), Maule, Graham, Scotland, The Passion and the Cross

Who would think that what was needed (StF 222)

Who would think that what was needed     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bell, John L. (auth), Christmas, Danzig, Evelyn, Maule, Graham, Scarlet Ribbons 2 Comments

Will you come and follow me? (StF 673)

Will you come and follow me
if I but call your name?
    see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Bell, John L. (auth), Calling and Commissioning, Kelvingrove, Maule, Graham, Scotland, Wright, Paul Leddington, Young people