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Definition of Faith

Faith

  1. Belief; the assent of the mind to the truth of what is declared by another, resting solely and implicitly on his authority and veracity; reliance on testimony.
  2. The assent of the mind to the statement or proposition of another, on the ground of the manifest truth of what he utters; firm and earnest belief, on probable evidence of any kind, especially in regard to important moral truth.
  3. The belief in the historic truthfulness of the Scripture narrative, and the supernatural origin of its teachings, sometimes called historical and speculative faith.
  4. The belief in the facts and truth of the Scriptures, with a practical love of them; especially, that confiding and affectionate belief in the person and work of Christ, which affects the character and life, and makes a man a true Christian, -- called a practical, evangelical, or saving faith.
  5. That which is believed on any subject, whether in science, politics, or religion; especially (Theol.), a system of religious belief of any kind; as, the Jewish or Mohammedan faith; and especially, the system of truth taught by Christ; as, the Christian faith; also, the creed or belief of a Christian society or church.
  6. Fidelity to one's promises, or allegiance to duty, or to a person honored and beloved; loyalty.
  7. Word or honor pledged; promise given; fidelity; as, he violated his faith.
  8. Credibility or truth.
  9. By my faith; in truth; verily.

Faith Quotations

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. - Mother Teresa
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Mother Teresa

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
Mahatma Gandhi

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
Joel Osteen
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Faith Translations

faith in Afrikaans is vertroue
faith in Danish is tillid
faith in Dutch is geloof, fiducie, vertrouwen
faith in French is foi
faith in German is vertrauen
faith in Italian is fede
faith in Latin is fides
faith in Norwegian is tro, tillit
faith in Spanish is fe, credo

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