Scripture Verse

Nebuchadnezzar was furious with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. He ordered the furnace to be heated seven times hotter than usual. Daniel 3:19

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 1294, alt.

Music: Fos­ter Per­cy S. Fos­ter, 1901 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Let fierce, horrific kings appear,
And all their terrors show;
True Israelites disdain to fear
A stingless, baffled foe;
Tho’ seven times hotter than before
The torturing fires increase,
The Lord our God whom we adore
Can save His witnesses.