Ignite the holy light and put your flame in my heart.
Let the fire of your judgment search the deepest
Destroy the walls of wood and hay incinerate my soul.
And the straw I used to build with, take and rake it
through the coals.
Then the only things that last: the solid rock
The gold, the silver, precious stones, but none of my
Only what Ive done for you stands gleaming and
That day when all goes through the test, its quality
judged by fire. (2x)
Why do I long for a day filled with pain?
When all is sifted through like sand.
I act so strong, all my deeds are done in vain.
I beg for mercy at your hands. (2x)
I strive to live and give a life of absolute
But on my own I cannot meet demands of your
For through your only Son, Youve laid and paved the
His perfect life He gave for all to quench your Holy
The wounds and scars reminders of the judgment we
But not a drop will I receive if sovereigntys
Of the Triune God that sits above and knows my every
These reasons are enough for me to walk the road
That very day, when every life is scorched and
The char and ashes it will leave; Oh what a
Pure, consuming fire will take exactment on all
And those that lack the gracious gift will seek the
But even those who have agreed to accept the costly
Will shudder and show cowardice when the sacred
For the rage thats held behind the cloud of grace is
But woe to those who have not turned, His wrath will
not dispel. (2x)
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