Eternal, Unchanging, We Sing to Thy Praise

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1. Eternal, Unchanging, we sing to thy praise,
Thy mercies are endless and righteous thy ways,
Thy servants proclaim the renown of thy name,
Who rulest almighty, forever the same.

2. Again we rejoice in the world thou hast made,
Thy mighty creation in beauty arrayed,
We thank thee for life and we praise thee for joy,
For love and for hope that no pow'r can destroy.

3. We praise thee for Jesus our Master and Lord,
The might of his Spirit, and truth of his Word,
His comfort in sorrow, his patience in pain,
The faith sure and steadfast that Jesus shall reign.

4. Though darkness surround us we lift up our voice,
The faith that is in us cannot but rejoice,
Eternal, Unchanging, we sing to thy praise,
Thy mercies are endless and righteous thy ways.

Source: Hymns for Worship #27

Author: R. B. Y. Scott

Scott, Robert Balgarnie Young. (Toronto, Ontario, July 18, 1899--November 1, 1987). United Church. University of Toronto, B.A., 1922; M.A., 1924; Ph.D., 1928. Pastorate at Long Branch, Ont., 1926-1928; professor of Old Testament at Union College (Vancouver), 1928-1931; United Theological College (Montreal), 1931-1955; Princeton University, 1955-1968; also dean of divinity at McGill University (Montreal), 1945-1955. Published many translations of, and commentaries on, Old Testament material, as well as on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Most of his hymns date from his years in Montreal. --Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives Go to person page >


ST. BASIL (Willan)


ST. DENIO is based on "Can mlynedd i nawr" ("A Hundred Years from Now"), a traditional Welsh ballad popular in the early nineteenth century. It was first published as a hymn tune in John Roberts's Caniadau y Cyssegr (Hymns of the Sanctuary, 1839). The tune title refers to St. Denis, the patron saint…

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Common Praise (1998) #394

Rejoice in the Lord #344

The Book of Praise #337

Voices United #223

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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