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faith

noun acceptance, allegiance, assurance, assured expectation, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, credence, deep-rooted belief, fidelity, fides, firm belief, freedom from doubt, hope, implicit belief, implicit confidence, loyalty, opinio, optimism, persuasio, reliance, sanguine expectation, sanguineness, staunch belief, staunch loyalty, steadfast belief, steadfastness, sureness, surety, troth, trust, unquestioning acceptance, unnhakable trust
Foreign phrases: Fides servanda est.Faith must be obberved. Judiciis posterioribus fides est adhibenda. Credit should be given to the more recent decisions. Ligeantia est quasi legis essentia; est vinculum fidei. Allegiance is the essence of law; it is the bond of faith.
See also: allegiance, confidence, conviction, credence, credibility, fealty, fidelity, outlook, persuasion, probity, prospect, reliance, safety, security, trust, weight
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And when he had lived long, and was borne to his grave a hoary corpse, followed by Faith, an aged woman, and children and grandchildren, a goodly procession, besides neighbors not a few, they carved no hopeful verse upon his tombstone, for his dying hour was gloom.
aaRev Raphael, who was a guest minister at the Sunday service of Charis Family International Headquarters Church, Molola, Ibadan, ending the church's seven-day prayer and fasting retreat, said acting in faith excites God, hence, He feels joyous in responding to believers' requests.
And Labour MP Stephen Timms, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Faith and Society, who represents the East Ham constituency in London, attended the event.
So how does doctrine, this belief of faith alone help in our pastoral care of one another?
Many scholars believe that James is quoting a distortion of Paul's doctrine of justification by faith.
But ye hath no faith, it seems to me, Until thee find that faith within, Through questioning and reasoning, Is how true faith begins.
The drama chronicles a Christian high school football coach who uses faith to battle overwhelming fear and failure.
A gathered group becomes a faith community through intimacy, described by Clark as making known "what is inmost, essential, or intrinsic.
And the reason he knows this," Paige continued, "is because faith changed his life.
The letters of FAITH can be shifted along the alphabet n places and then rearranged to make a shiftgram.
For Christianity opposed homosexuality as a moral disorder and the catechized young men at the court began to understand that the king did not own their bodies, and could not force them to act in a way that was against their conscience and their new-found Catholic faith.
Instead, however, the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights offer a secular affirmation of faith as the foundation for peace and justice in the world.