Religion: Not Forsaken

A committee at work on a new hymnal for U.S. Congregational churches turned up a Hungarian hymn, written nearly 300 years ago, that is ripe for revival. Excerpt from Hymn of the Hungarian Galley Slaves:

Though in chains thou now art grieving,

Though a tortured slave thou die. . .

Upward gaze and happy be,

God hath not forsaken thee.

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