Eternal, Unchanging, we sing to Thy praise
Eternal, Unchanging, we sing to thy praise. Robert Balgarnie Young Scott* (1899-1987).
Written in 1937 for the Fellowship for a Christian Social Order. This is one of four hymns by Scott, who was president of the Fellowship, published on a broadsheet for an organization dedicated to world peace. Then professor of Old Testament at United Theological College in Montreal, Scott began writing hymns about peace and social justice. The penultimate line is ‘His comfort in sorrow, his patience in pain’. Scott set this hymn to ST DENIO. It can also be sung to ST BASIL by Healey Willan*. After the 1937 publication, it was included in two collections of hymns published in 1939, Hymns for Worship and...
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