true believer

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true believer

One who passionately supports a cause or concept. My sister is a true believer in social equality, so she is out at the protest today.
See also: believer, true
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However, a true believer is devoid of fear, barring the fear of Allah Subhanahu.
Their internal fights are so heated and brutal, and often over what looks to outsiders as so trivial, because a true believer doesn't want to admit that there might be any other way to understand their scriptures or their religion than the version on which they've based their soul.
This virtue being shown to Muslims on a constant basis, with no discrimination between people, is at the same time evidence that the person doing so is a true believer. The true source of all affection is love of Allah.
"Our sorrow is great, but our consolation is that we are true believers saying goodbye to a true believer," Karami the son said in his statement, pledging to follow his father's footsteps and policy approaches, in word and deed, till the last breath.
What is the difference between an idolater and a true believer?
If this be so then there is no such thing as a true believer because if we lived to be 1,000 years old, a complete understanding of the Bible would still be beyond our comprehension.
Essie, on the other hand, is a true believer. Both women benefit financially from the church enterprise, but while Essie's paramount concern is remaining true to God and helping the community, Laura wants only to wring as much cash as possible from the congregants.
A handful of inset black-and-white photographs illustrate this respectful biography of a true believer.
A rather different spirit enabled the modern recuperation of Angelico from the mid-nineteenth century onward, where an ongoing faith in the artist's religious conviction led to his reinvention as a "primitive." James Jackson Jarves, John Ruskin, and Alexis-Francois Rio saw in the friar an epitome of the unalienated craftsmanship of a true believer, for whom arduous work became inseparable from praying and the expression of authentic religious simplicity, uncontaminated by the rampant and propagandizing Catholicism that would bring the Renaissance to an end.
Written by a true believer in Mass as a holy ceremony fulfilling Jesus' command to repeat His actions and words until He comes, and warmly illustrated in full color with gentle, sunshine-touched artwork, The Weight of a Mass embodies the wonder of Christian celebration and is highly recommended.
The Spirit of a True Believer: Lessons From The Life Of Ruth by Greg Berry (speaker, teacher, lecturer, and a member of the board of directors for the Las Cruces Prayer Network) draws directly from the Biblical story of Ruth in its quest to answer the question "How does one recognize a true Christian believer?" A passionate to the point of zealous presentation, stressing the importance of wholly accepting the teachings of Jesus even to the point of "dying to one's self", The Spirit of a True Believer meticulously accounts Christian virtues and the deliverance that comes from turning oneself over to God.
A true believer with a impressive track record as the head of the Toronto film festival (where he launched Perspective Canada), first CEO of the Ontario Film Development Corporation (where he launched the Toronto new wave) and more recently the head of the Canadian Film Centre (which he turned into a hothouse for low--budget filmmaking), Clarkson is on the record as saying that the way to develop a viable industry is not by luring Hollywood producers to turn Canada in their backlot.
The protagonist in a Greene novel is never a zealot or an idealist, he or she never possesses enough righteousness to be a true believer.
There is no one who will take away human freedom faster than a true believer who gets the upper hand.
Banion, drugged and conned in a patch of woods at Burning Tree, becomes a true believer. Chaos follows: He loses his sponsor, his show, and his wife.