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3 5 starsHaving not had the opportunity to read much of Pope Emeritus Father Benedict s works during his papacy, it was wonderful to read this and get an overview of his life and work as he came to papal throne back in 2005.Just a few random quotes I likedTwo things are very clear in the Holy Scripture In the Letter of St Paul to the Romans, he clearly says, The fidelity of God is absolutely clear He is faithful to His promises And so, the people of Abraham are always God s people, on 3 5 starsHaving not had the opportunity to read much of Pope Emeritus Father Benedict s works during his papacy, it was wonderful to read this and get an overview of his life and work as he came to papal throne back in 2005.Just a few random quotes I likedTwo things are very clear in the Holy Scripture In the Letter of St Paul to the Romans, he clearly says, The fidelity of God is absolutely clear He is faithful to His promises And so, the people of Abraham are always God s people, on the one hand And he says also clearly, All Israel will be saved But, it is also clear that Jesus is the Savior, not only of the other peoples, he is a Jew and he is the Savior, especially of his own people St Bernard of Clairvaux said, God saved, reserved for himself, the salvation of Israel He will do it in His Own Person And so, we have to leave it to God s self, to see, convinced and knowing, that Christ is Savior of all of His Own people, and of all people But how He will do it is in God s Hand.EWTN Interview with Raymond Arroyo, Sept 5, 2003Pain is part of being human Anyone who really wanted to get rid of suffering would have to get rid of love before anything else, because there can be no love without suffering, because it always demands an element of self sacrifice, because, given temperamental differences and the drama of situations, it will always bring with it renunciation and pain Anyone who has inwardly accepted suffering becomesmature andunderstanding of others, becomeshuman.God and the World A Conversation with Peter SeewaldThe mercy of Christ is not a cheap grace it does not presume evil is trivial Christ carries on his body and on his soul all the weight of evil, and all its destructive force Recommended as an introduction to HH Pope Benedict XVI Now off to start his Jesus of Nazareth books `Free Epub ⇠ Let God's Light Shine Forth: The Spiritual Vision of Pope Benedict XVI ⇨ Though he was a familiar Church leader for many years before becoming pope, there has been little awareness of the spiritual side of Benedict XVI Now for the first time readers are given a brilliant overview of the Pope s most inspirational teachings in Let God s Light Shine Forth Editor Robert Moynihan offers an understanding introduction to the life and work of Pope Benedict XVI and then presents an absorbing collection of his most persuasive words Within these pages, Pope Benedict XVI introduces a God who is good, beautiful, and true, the fountain of all life The most important thing for each person, in Benedict s view, is to discover and develop a loving relationship with God, because this is the way to the deepest and most lasting happiness that human beings can experience Even in our darkest moments, he teaches, we can have hope that all things will ultimately work out in a wonderful way to show God s glory and bring blessedness to individual men and women