Goodness Is Stronger Than Evil

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Goodness is stronger than evil;
love is stronger than hate;
light is stronger than darkness;
life is stronger than death.
Victory is ours, victory is ours
through him who loved us.
Victory is ours, victory is ours
through him who loved us.

Source: Sing With Me #133

Author: Desmond Tutu

Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus Mpilo Desmond Born: 7 October 1931, Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal (now North West Province) Outspoken critic of apartheid, teacher, author, lecturer, Nobel Prize winner, former Archbishop of Cape Town, Archbishop Emeritus of South Africa Desmond Mpilo Tutu (known fondly as the "Arch) was born in Klerksdorp on 7 October 1931. His father, Zachariah, who was educated at a Mission school, was the headmaster of a high school in Klerksdorp, a small town in the Western Transvaal (now North West Province). His mother, Aletha Matlhare, was a domestic worker. They had four children, three girls and a boy. He was eight years old when his father was transferred to a school that catered for African, Indian and Coloure… Go to person page >

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First Line: Goodness is stronger than evil
Title: Goodness Is Stronger Than Evil
Author: Desmond Tutu
Source: (An African Prayer Book, Doubleday)
Language: English
Copyright: Words © 1995 Desmond Tutu (Admin. Doubleday, a div. of Random House, Inc.)

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