Faith, Hope, and Charity
The most commonly known faith, hope, and charity symbols
are the cross, the anchor, and the heart. These three
symbols summarize the virtues needed to live a Christian
life. Remaining true to the virtues of faith, hope,
and charity will lead to spiritual perfection, living
in the footsteps of Jesus.
Faith, Hope, & Charity Quotes:
Faith: Don Gibson - "Prayer is the key to
Heaven, but faith unlocks the door."
Faith: Voltaire - "Faith consists in believing
when it is beyond the power of reason to believe."
Hope: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - "In all
things, it is better to hope than to despair."
Hope: Emily Dickinson - "Hope is the thing
with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the
tune without words, and never stops at all."
Charity: Henry Ward Beecher: "Every charitable
act is a stepping stone towards Heaven."
Charity: Francis Bacon: "The desire of power
in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge
in excess caused man to fall; but in charity there is
no excess, neither can angel or man come in danger by
Faith, Hope, Charity Jewelry
Faith, hope, and charity jewelry was very popular in
the Victorian era with the cross, heart, and anchor
symblols depicted on brooches, pendants, and necklaces.
Today, faith, hope, and charity jewelry is just as popular
as it was then.
Faith, hope, and charity charms are worn by Christians
of all ages as a symbol of their Christian virtues and
way of life. The three Christian symbols are not only
a sign of Christian life but are a reminder, when times
are tough, to have the faith in Jesus,
the hope that he gave us by his sacrifice on the cross,
and the charity and love for all mankind to persevere
through the difficult times.