They stood just inside the walls of the fortress
And looked out upon an endless sea of ice
At first the only sound was of burning torches
But another sound was rising
That of thousands of souls groaning in bitter agony
Trapped just below the surface and awakened by the presence of fire
The sound of the souls crying out for rebirth continued to grow
It became deafening and caused all of the men there
To fall on their knees
They drove their torches into the ground and watched as the ice began to melt away
The enemy’s grasp was broken by the power of fire
And a great multitude of souls were reclaimed from the ice
But there were many others that did not respond
To the presence of fire
They remained frozen
Enslaved in darkness

Epilogue (6:55)
When the mountains crumble into the sea
When the stars fall from the heavens and scorch the earth
Then every knee will bow before the flame
And every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord

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The Balance of Eternity (The Physics of Fire Pt. 4) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is the final section of the Physics of Fire songs. It shows an unsetteling view of those who refused to accept the fire, Jesus, into their life. It shows that Satan will be defeated by the power of Jesus. Unfortunately, there will still be those who will not accept the presence of fire, and will not accept the sacrafice of Jesus Christ in thier life. They will remain frozen in darkness for all of eternety. The epilouge is almost a direct quote from Phillipians 2:11.

    Do you have the fire? We are all born frozen and chained by the bondage of sin. But there is hope, the enemy and the struggles of our lives can be defeated through the power of fire, the love of Jesus. We have a choice, to pick up our torches and to follow Jesus, or to spend an eternity frozen and in darkness forever. Jesus desires to be the fire in your life, burn out of the ice you were born in.

    Amazing quadrilogy. Lyrically and musicall BTA's best

    Peace from the Prince of it.
    jamin30773on May 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. And I love the whole theme that plays throughout the record. They did a very good job, and you explained exactly what this song means. Awesome stuff.
    astrotriforceon May 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think it can have a duel meaning .... i can also be about the christians that are lukewarm and aren't really follow in the leading of the holy spirit
    setmeonfireon July 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis whole thing is amazing. I must spread it.
    agonyburnsredon June 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think physics of fire must be one of the best albums every made. this the physics of fire songs (1234) are absolutely genius. i could cry. but ill just headbang.
    headbangforjesuson September 13, 2008   Link

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