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Treasure in the Field: Salvation in the Bible and in Our Lives, by Robert A. Krieg

Chapter Three: Conversion: Our Yes to God’s Gift


July 1, 2013

“And I knew that I had undergone a sea change. Because I was never again going to be able to see life as anything except a great gift.”
—Anna Quindlen, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, page 34. New York: Random House, 2000.

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