Lord, bring the day to pass

Lord, bring the day to pass. Ian Masson Fraser* (1917- ). Written ca. 1965-66, during the Scottish Churches' Music Consultation at Dunblane and published in New Songs for the Church 1 (Galliard/Scottish Churches' Council, 1969), which included material originally published in Dunblane Praises Nos 1 and 2. Since that time it has undergone slight alterations, changing ‘thy’ to ‘your’ and removing non-inclusive gender-based language. The hymn is characteristic of the Dunblane Consultations in engaging the Gospel with the issues of the day. It addresses issues such as pollution and waste (verse 2), nuclear energy (verse 3), and the general misuse of the environment (verses 1 and 4). This is...

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