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In the Fiery Furnace

Representative Text

1 Lo, the flames of fierce temptation
Flash around the soul;
’Mid the fury of the passions,
Hath the Lord control?

Yes, the loved one walks in safety,
Walks, but not alone;
Lo, a form, divine and comely,
Shields from harm His own.

2 In the furnace of affliction,
Bound by sorrow’s chain;
Thro’ the crucible of suffering,
Can the Lord sustain? [Refrain]

3 From the touch of worldly scorning,
Shrinks the soul in fear;
Thro’ the torture slow, consuming,
Will the Lord appear? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12256

Author: Mrs. E. C. Ellsworth

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lo! the flames of fierce temptation
Title: In the Fiery Furnace
Author: Mrs. E. C. Ellsworth
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes the loved one walks in safety
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Cyber Hymnal #12256

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