"In the lives of those who shared in our
humanity and yet were
transformed into especially successfully images of
(2 Corinthians 3:18), God vividly manifests to men his
presence and his face."
to us in them, and gives us a sign of his kingdom,
to which we are powerfully drawn, surrounded as we
are by so
many witnesses (Hebrews 12:1), and having such an
for the truth of the gospel."