Revival flames are kindling

Revival flames are kindling

Author: Jennie Evelyn Hussey
Tune: [Revival flames are kindling]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Revival flames are kindling
In the hearts of sinful men;
And souls once dead in sinning,
Thro’ the Spirit live again;
O let the fire sweet onward
O’er this land from sea to sea;
Lord, send a great revival,
And the work begin in me.

Refrain:
Lord, set my heat on fire,
With holy zeal inspire;
And make the world’s revival my supreme desire.

2 Now enter, Holy Spirit,
And cleanse my inmost soul;
Oh, touch my lips this moment
As with a living coal;
Then send me unto others
Thy message to convey;
Around me souls are dying,
Must be reach’d without delay. [Refrain]

3 The hay, the chaff, and stubble
Must be all consumed away;
There’s only one foundation
That will stand the fire today,
Then let me warn the sinful
Now to make their building sure,
Upon the Rock, Christ Jesus
Which shall evermore endure. [Refrain]

Source: Revival Melodies #38

Author: Jennie Evelyn Hussey

Jane Evelyn Hussy was born 8 February 1874 in Henniker, N.H. She was an invalid from rheumatism. She began writing verse as a child. The first were published when she was thirteen. At sixteen she began to write stories, articles and designs for crochet needlework for magazines. In 1898 her first hymns were published. She was a member of the Society of Friends. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Revival flames are kindling
Author: Jennie Evelyn Hussey
Refrain First Line: Lord, set my heart on fire

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Revival Melodies #38

Songs of Praise and Power #d239

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The King's Praises Number 2 #64

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