One great goal

Deasy responds to Stephen's bleak view of history with a classic statement of what Gifford calls "the Victorian faith in the inevitability of man's moral and spiritual progress": "All human history moves toward one great goal, the manifestation of God." Gifford observes that "By the end of the century this faith . . . was widely regarded as a feeble substitute for vital spiritual commitment."

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A schematic representation of the relation of time to divine eternity. Source: ldolphin.org.

A schematic representation of the progressive revelation of divine law. Source: bereanmind.blogspot.com.

A schematic representation of the totality of divine history. Source: www.theheavens.info.