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Simple statements of key terms.


To hope is to expect (not merely wish) something to happen. People find hope in or base their hope upon various things:

  • economic well-being — “If I am financially secure then things will turn out well”
  • performance of certain necessary requirements — “If I am diligent (to do x, y, or z…) I will be safe.”
  • God’s grace — “I trust in Christ to work out all things for good.”

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