Sunday, July 31, 2005

Faith

From Webster's Dictionary...here the definition of faith:

Main Entry: 1faith
Pronunciation: 'fAthFunction: nounInflected Form(s): plural faiths /'fAths, sometimes 'fA[th]z/Etymology: Middle English feith, from Old French feid, foi, from Latin fides; akin to Latin fidere to trust -- more at BIDE

1 a : allegiance to duty or a person :
LOYALTY b (1) : fidelity to one's promises (2) : sincerity of intentions

2 a (1) : belief and trust in and loyalty to God (2) : belief in the traditional doctrines of a religion b (1) : firm belief in something for which there is no proof (2) : complete trust

3 : something that is believed especially with strong conviction; especially : a system of religious beliefs


synonym see BELIEF-
in faith : without doubt or question : VERILY

1 comment:

Cindy said...

Susan, thanks so much for your comments on my blog, and for linking to it. I'm returning the favor!

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