Eternal God, we consecrate

Author: Robert Dobbie

Dobbie, Robert. (Dundee, Scotland, March 12, 1901- ). Congregational/United Church. Glasgow University, B.A., 1924, B.D., 1927; University of London, external B.D.'s in Old Testament subjects, 1934, 1938; M.Th., 1940. Pastorates in Scotland at Dunfermline, 1927-1936; Cambusland, 1936-1941; Ardroffan, 1941-1946. Lecturer or professor in Old Testament at Glasgow University, 1946-1947; St. Andrew's University, 1947-1955; Emmanuel College, Toronto, 1955-1969; Carleton University, Ottawa, 1969-1974. In 1974, he semi-retired to Chatham, Ontario. Despite longstanding interest in hymns, he began only late in life to write them. --Hugh McKellar, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Eternal God, we consecrate
Author: Robert Dobbie
Language: English
Copyright: © The Executors of the late Robert Dobbie




ARDEN is a noble, singable, somewhat dramatic tune set to a fine accompaniment suited to harmony singing. Try having a soloist sing the words attributed to God in stanza 1. George T. Thalben-Ball (b. Sidney, Australia, 1896; d. London, England, 1987) composed ARDEN for the BBG Hymn Book of 1951, on…

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