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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided

Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided

Author: George A. Warburton
Tune: [Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided,
Haste for thy life; the avenger is near;
Though thou hast often thy Saviour derided,
Yet in His mercy thy cry He will hear.

Refrain:
Then fly to the refuge,
No longer delay;
Escape for thy life,
Escape while you may.

2 Haste, for the morning is rapidly flying;
Haste, for the noontide is passing away;
Haste, for the shadows of evening are lying
Thick on thy pathway; ah! fly while you may. [Refrain]

3 Dark is the storm of the’avenger’s fierce anger,
Fearful thy doom if it falls on thy head;
Fly to the Saviour, oh, tarry no longer;
Hide thee in Jesus whose blood has been shed. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #42

Author: George A. Warburton

Warburton, George Augustus, b. in 1859, is the author of the dedication hymn of a place of worship. “O Thou Whose glory shone like fire," in Stryker's College Hymnal, 1904. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided
Author: George A. Warburton
Refrain First Line: Then fly to the refuge

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #42

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d42

Songs of Service and Praise #d22

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