Faith in a sentence

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Definition of Faith

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The belief in the historic truthfulness of the Scripture narrative, and the supernatural origin of its teachings, sometimes called historical and speculative faith.
  • 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.
  • 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; the Christian faith; also, the creed or belief of a Christian society or church.
  • Fidelity to one's promises, or allegiance to duty, or to a person honored and beloved; loyalty.
  • Word or honor pledged; promise given; fidelity; as, he violated his faith.
  • Credibility or truth.
  • By my faith; in truth; verily.
  • loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person
  • complete confidence in a person or plan etc
  • a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
  • an institution to express belief in a divine power

How to use faith in a sentence. Faith pronunciation.

Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
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From the Mokattam Hills, where he read Faith's letter again, his back against one of the forts which Napoleon had built in his Egyptian days, he scanned the distance.
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The thousand years of thy faith, Will be paid in fiery recompense, And a thousand years of bitter death.
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As he made his way down the hillside again he fell to thinking upon all Faith had written.
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He would not have dwelt upon the incident, he would have set it down to the curiosity of a woman of the harem, but that the face looking out was that of an English girl, and peering over her shoulder was the dark, handsome face of an Egyptian or a Turk. Self-control was the habit of his life, the training of his faith, and, as a rule, his face gave little evidence of inner excitement.
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In David it was the outcome of his faith, in Nahoum it was the outcome of his philosophy, a simple, fearless fatalism.
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England rushed back upon him-the love of those at home; of his father, the only father he had ever known; of Faith, the only mother or sister he had ever known; of old John Fairley; the love of the woods and the hills where he had wandered came upon him.
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Here a great duty lay-his life for this land, his life, and his love, and his faith.
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I begin to see how near good is to evil; how near faith is to unfaith; and how difficult it is to judge from actions only; how little we can know to-day what we shall feel tomorrow.
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Yet one must learn to see deeper, to find motive, not in acts that shake the faith, but in character which needs no explanation, which-" He paused, disturbed.
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I had too little faith.
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But my heart was with the right-I am an Armenian and a Christian of the ancient faith.
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Besides, the man was a Christian-of a mystic, half-legendary, obscure Christianity; yet having in his mind the old faith, its essence and its meaning, perhaps.
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Might not this Oriental mind, with that faith, be a power to redeem the land?
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But your past is no guarantee of good faith, as you will acknowledge.
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Thy Church has preserved the faith.
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The rebellion in his own blood against the fine instinct of his Quaker faith and upbringing made him grasp the personality before him.
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I am firm in the coal faith.
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He was quite ready to believe in the anchorite's confession, for the more unworthy the man for whom Sirona had broken faith, the greater seemed her guilt, and the more unpardonable her levity; and to his man's vanity it seemed to him easier-particularly in the presence of such witnesses as Petrus and Dorothea-to bear the fact that his wife should have sought variety and pleasure at any cost, even at that of devoting herself to a ragged beggar, than that she should have given her affections to a younger, handsomer, and worthier man than himself.
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In 1848 he made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, for Gogol never departed from the pious Christian faith taught him by his mother; in fact, toward the end of his life, he became an ascetic and a mystic.
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Examples of Faith

Example #1
Does thee love them still?
Example #2
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #3
At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.
Example #4
He had also early in his life learned that an honest smile begets confidence; and his face, grave and even a little austere in outline, was usually lighted by a smile.
Example #5
Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
Example #6
The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.