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

Chapter Five: Hope: Actively Awaiting the Gift Fulfilled


July 1, 2013

“This great hope can only be God, who encompasses the whole of reality and who can bestow upon us what we, by ourselves, cannot attain. The fact that it comes to us as a gift is actually part of hope. God is the foundation of hope: not any god, but the God who has a human face and who has loved us to the end, each one of us and humanity in its entirety.”
—Pope Benedict XVI, Saved in Hope, Spe Salvi (November 30, 2007).

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