Scripture Verse

O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not fear to answer thee in this matter. 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 3:16–17

Introduction

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John B. Dykes
(1823–1876)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 1293, alt.

Music: St. Ag­nes John B. Dykes, in Hym­nal for Use in the Eng­lish Church, by John Grey, 1866 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

O for the faith in Jesu’s name
Which tyrants can despise,
Which triumphs o’er the threatening flame
And all its rage defies.

Calm it replies with resolute scorn
To furious cruelty,
My body tear, or rack, or burn,
Ye cannot injure me.