Fly to the Refuge

Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided

Author: George A. Warburton
Tune: [Fly to the refuge in Jesus provided]
Published in 4 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.

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
Title: Fly to the Refuge
Author: George A. Warburton
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then fly to the refuge
Copyright: Public Domain



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Sacred Songs No. 2 #42

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