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Dietrich Bonhoeffer died in a German concentration camp right before it was liberated.

This is what he wrote:

In me there is darkness, but with you there is light; I am lonely, but you do not leave me; I am feeble in heart, but with you there is help; I am restless, but with You there is peace. In me there is bitterness, but with you there is patience; I do not understand Your ways, But You know the way for me.” “Lord Jesus Christ, You were poor and in distress, a captive and forsaken as I am. You know all man’s troubles; You abide with me when all men fail me; You remember and seek me; It is Your will that I should know You and turn to You. Lord, I hear Your call and follow; Help me.

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