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Faith

Meanings and phrases

faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; religion; religious belief
  2. complete confidence in a person or plan etc; trust
  3. an institution to express belief in a divine power; religion; organized religion
  4. loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person

Defender of the Faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a title that Leo X bestowed on Henry VIII and later withdrew; parliament restored the title and it has been used by English sovereigns ever since

article of faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Christianity) any of the sections into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided; credendum
  2. an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence; conviction; strong belief

faith cure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. care provided through prayer and faith in God; faith healing

faith healing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. care provided through prayer and faith in God; faith cure
E.g.
  • He was critical of Christian Science and faith healing.
  • Parks is not religious, but is a believer in faith healing.
  • Nearly all scientists dismiss faith healing as pseudoscience.

full faith and credit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a guarantee to pay interest and principal on debt; usually issued by the United States Treasury

good faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. having honest intentions; straightness
E.g.
  • Some discretion and good faith is sufficient.
  • (****)= Possible overclaim in good faith.
  • Even so, they had continued to pay those fees in good faith.

on faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. with trust and confidence

religious faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She is losing her religious faith and increasingly despairs.
  • "Communism is incompatible with religious faith", they wrote.
  • Negro spirituals were primarily expressions of religious faith.

bad faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The main legal concept in article 138 is bad faith.
  • In some quarters Oppenheimer has been accused of treating his subjects in bad faith.
  • Parties acting in bad faith may be able to access such voice mailboxes via Caller ID spoofing.

new faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "There is no new faith given but the old awakened."
  • No new faith is given but Adam's old faith is rewakened.
  • Her story is thought to have exemplified the gender equality of the new faith.

lost faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • (Many others had lost faith earlier, during the Moscow purge trials.)
  • However, once he found that Feng Jiu was not as he'd imaged her to be, he lost faith in women.
  • The population had lost faith in the official tradition, which was no longer perceived as an effective way to communicate with Heaven.

through faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Paul teaches that through faith, the faithful have been joined with Jesus and freed from sin.
  • According to Clement, it is through faith in Christ that we are enlightened and come to know God.
  • He stresses that knowledge of God can only be achieved through faith once one's moral faults have been corrected.

profession of faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The text of the profession of faith, , is the Nicene Creed.
  • The Shahada, or profession of faith is said five times a day during prayer.
  • Bishop Marello issued another one on 25 January 1893 regarding the profession of faith.

true faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Leo and Cyril taught the same thing, ...This is the true faith...This is the faith of the fathers.
  • The "fact that Christianity is contrary to reason ... is the necessary precondition for true faith."
  • In it, he explains the essential virtues that reflect true faith through related Quranic verses and prophetic sayings.

confession of faith

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No confession of faith was asked for or given by either party.
  • The Savoy Declaration is the confession of faith held by the Congregationalist churches.
  • His name heads in 1644 the signatories to a confession of faith drawn up by seven churches "commonly (but unjustly) called anabaptists."

faith alone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "That is why faith alone makes someone just and fulfills the law," said Luther.
  • The doctrine of justification by faith alone was a direct inheritance from Luther.
  • Law is to be found in faith alone because the letter killeth but the spirit giveth life (5.47).
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