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I felt the vilest of torment
In the gal of bitterness
And I vowed from that moment
To flee from my wickedness
I prayed while racked in pain
Encircled by the chains of death
Then… my limbs gained new strength
Such that I will never forget
I tasted exceeding joy to savor
Spiritually, as one born again
Through the fruit of renewed labors
I now enjoy the Spirit as my friend
It’s through our very senses
That the Savior teaches us
And as we escape all pretenses
We experience sweet joy, thus


Alma 36:17-19
17 And it came to pass that as I was thus racked with torment, while I was harrowed up by the memory of my many sins, behold, I remembered also to have heard my father prophesy unto the people concerning the coming of one Jesus Christ, a Son of God, to atone for the sins of the world.
18 Now, as my mind caught hold upon this thought, I cried within my heart: O Jesus, thou Son of God, have mercy on me, who am in the gall of bitterness, and am encircled about by the everlasting chains of death.
19 And now, behold, when I thought this, I could remember my pains no more; yea, I was harrowed up by the memory of my sins no more.
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