Heaven Is No Happenstance

Music: Six Fugues. No. 2 (Poco Allegro-Grazioso).
By Camille Saint-Saens.
Sequenced by Segundo G. Yogore at Kunst der Fuge.

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Heaven is no happenstance,
As everybody knows.
Prayer leads to paradise;
Passion leads to blows.
Years and years of loving God,
Even when in pain,
And faith in Christ's great sacrifice
Simple hearts sustain.
Those who neither hope nor care
Exist in undisclosed despair,
Reasoning in vain.

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