Word Guild

Steve Bell

 

Steve’s work has made the shortlist of finalists in 2 categories for the 2013 Word Awards sponsored by the Canadian Word Guild:

 

  • Article (Inspirational/Devotional):  Steve Bell  /  “The Shape of Things to Come”  (Faith Today Magazine / Fall 2013)
  • Song Lyric:  Steve Bell / “Oracles” (Signpost Music)

The awards are given out each year by the Word Guild to “encourage Christian Writers in the pursuit of excellence in the art, craft, practice, and ministry of writing.”

The Awards Gala will be held  June 12, 2013 in Toronto at World Vision. Info and tickets available here…

Signpost Music is greatful for the recognition of Steve’s work, and we heartily congratulate all the award finalists.

Faith Today Cover

 

Read article at: Faith Today Magazine

 

 

Listen to song below:

ORACLES 
music and lyric by Steve Bell
lyrics adapted from the Four Advent Oracles of Isaiah: 
2:1-5, 7:10-16, 11:1-10, 35:1-10

O ancient seer your vision told
Of desert highways streaming home
To the mountain of the Lord
Where nations sound a righteous song forever more

And on that mountain men will forge
From cuel implements of war
The tools to till and garden soil
The rose will bloom and faces shine with gladening oil

And it will surely come to pass
Justice will reign on earth at last
The wolf will lie down with the lamb
No beast destroy, no serpant strike the child’s hand

An God himself will choose the sign
A frightened woman in her time
Will bear a son and name him well
God with us! Oh come, oh come Emmanuel

 

 

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