ELPIS and PISTIS
ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Sun Nov 7 12:55:10 EST 1999
On Sun 7 Nov 1999 (17:43:58 +1100), music at fl.net.au wrote:
> I have often pondered the difference between ELPIS and PISTIS. They would
> seem to be close in meaning. Is it legitimate to see the former as
> having a more future point of view, and the latter as being related to
> God's past actions?
I share your ELPIS that this topic is OK on b-Greek! I have PISTIS that
it is so...
Taking the cardinal virtues of Faith, Hope and Love:
Faith has a Content: it is Faith IN something or someone.
Hope has a Prospect: it is a confident expectation of a certain outcome.
Love has an Object: it is Love FOR someone.
Just A$0.02 from me this time...
Revd Ben Crick, BA CF
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