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Johann Sebastian Bach, arguably the greatest composer of all time, always began his compositions with a two-word prayer. On his original manuscripts, you can see the letters “J.J.” That stands for “Jesu Juvet,” the Latin words for “Jesus, help.”

At the end of each Bach manuscript are three more letters that he always put there: “S.D.G.” which stands for “Sola Deo Gloria.” In Latin, that means “To God alone be the glory.