With the window open wide,And the foe so near,Daniel bows before his God,Without doubt or fear.
Brave Daniel! brave Daniel!Ever good and true;If, like him, to God we’re faithful,He’ll bring us safely through.
Hark! the voice of prayer and praise,Full of joy and peace;King’s decree and lion’s denCannot make it cease!
In the lion’s den, behold,Daniel sweetly sleeps;While the guardian angel there,Holy vigil keeps.
God is watching o’er His own,With all-seeing eye;Vainly foes against them rage;They but rage—and die.
Do you see the Hebrew captive kneeling,At morning, noon and night, to pray?In his chamber he remembers Zion,Though in exile far away.
Are your windows open toward Jerusalem,Though as captives here, a “little while” we stay?For the coming of the King in His gloryAre you watching day by day?
Do not fear to tread the fiery furnace,Nor shrink the lion’s den to share;For the God of Daniel will deliver,He will send His angel there.
Children of the living God, take courage,Your great deliverance sweetly sing.Set your faces toward the hill of Zion,Thence to hail your coming King.