Scripture Verse

If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us out of thine hand. Daniel 3:17

Introduction

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Nebuchadnezzar Looking into the Fiery Furnace
Hurlbut’s Story of the Bible, 1902

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 1295.

Music: York. Me­lo­dy from the Scot­tish Psal­ter, 1615. Har­mo­ny by John Mil­ton (1562–1647) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Let earth and hell their powers employ,
A sure defense we have:
They are not nearer to destroy
Than Jesus is to save.

And if it serve Thy glory, Thou
Shalt pluck us from the flame,
Our God in ages past, and now,
And evermore the same.