On the heading and essential points of our faith
, there is but little difference among those classes of Christians who acknowledge the attributes of the Saviour, and depend on his mediation.
I would not for twenty old women like the one hobbling before us that Faith should come to any harm.
What if a wretched old woman do choose to go to the devil when I thought she was going to heaven: is that any reason why I should quit my dear Faith and go after her?
With heaven above and Faith below, I will yet stand firm against the devil
But presently the feeling came to him that this time also his faith
would not be great enough.
Show them the restitution of lost humanity, in the future, by Russian thought alone, and by means of the God and of the Christ of our Russian faith
, and you will see how mighty and just and wise and good a giant will rise up before the eyes of the astonished and frightened world; astonished because they expect nothing but the sword from us, because they think they will get nothing out of us but barbarism.
This may perhaps be allowed true with regard to poetry, but it may be thought impracticable to extend it to the historian; for he is obliged to record matters as he finds them, though they may be of so extraordinary a nature as will require no small degree of historical faith to swallow them.
Knavery and folly, though never so exorbitant, will more easily meet with assent; for ill-nature adds great support and strength to faith.
If the writer strictly observes the rules above-mentioned, he hath discharged his part; and is then intitled to some faith from his reader, who is indeed guilty of critical infidelity if he disbelieves him.
We are saved by faith," Alexey Alexandrovitch chimed in, with a glance of approval at her words.
In it is described the way by which faith can be reached, and the happiness, above all earthly bliss, with which it fills the soul.
That one was ready to give up everything he had for that woman --who did not come--who had not the faith, the love, the courage to come.
To-morrow had come; the mysterious and lying to-morrow that lures men, disdainful of love and faith, on and on through the poignant futilities of life to the fitting reward of a grave.
Let every maiden of the true faith marry one of the elect; for if she wed a Gentile, she commits a grievous sin.
Upon this one point your whole faith shall be tested -- so it has been decided in the Sacred Council of Four.