Be a Joy to the Sorrowful

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Be generous in prosperity
And thankful in adversity
Be generous in prosperity
Be a joy to the sorrowful

[chorus] Be a treasure to the poor
An upholder and defender of
The victim of oppression
Be a joy to the sorrowful
(x2)

Be as a lamp
Unto them that walk in darkness
Be a home for the stranger
Be a joy to the sorrowful

[repeat chorus] (x2)

Be unjust to no man
Show all meekness to all men
Be unjust to no man
Be a joy to the sorrowful

[repeat chorus]

(“Be generous in prosperity, and thankful in adversity”, “Be a joy to the sorrowful”, “Be a treasure to the poor”, “an upholder and defender of the victim of oppression”, “Be as a lamp unto them that walk in darkness”, “Be a home for the stranger”, “Be unjust to no man”, and “show all meekness to all men” are from a tablet of Bahá’u'lláh. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u'lláh, CXXX)

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from Vol. 1, released April 21, 2013
Vocals: Chris Hampton

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