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Hope is a settled state of mind, in which we see the world in its true light, and look forward to our final homecoming in heaven.


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Within each of us exists the image of God, however disfigured and corrupted by sin it may presently be. God is able to recover this image through grace as we are conformed to Christ.



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The Christian faith allows us to see further and deeper, to appreciate that nature is studded with signs, radiant with reminders, and emblazoned with symbols of God, our creator and redeemer.



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A failure to understand something does not mean it is irrational. It may simply mean that it lies on the far side of our limited abilities to take things in and make complete sense of them.



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Suffering does not call into question the "big picture" of the Christian faith. It reminds us that we do not see the whole picture, and are thus unable to fit all of the pieces neatly into place.



Our present world contains clues...to another world-a world which we can begin to experience now, but will only know in all its fullness at the end of things.

Our present world contains clues...to another world-a world which we can begin to experience now, but will only know in all its fullness at the end of things.



Rational argument does not create belief, but it maintains a climate in which belief may flourish.

Rational argument does not create belief, but it maintains a climate in which belief may flourish.



Our desires cannot be, and were never meant to be, satisfied by earthly pleasures alone.

Our desires cannot be, and were never meant to be, satisfied by earthly pleasures alone.



The true believer is not someone who disengages from this world in order to focus on heaven, but rather the one who tries to make this world more like heaven.

The true believer is not someone who disengages from this world in order to focus on heaven, but rather the one who tries to make this world more like heaven.



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We live on earth; our homeland is in heaven.





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