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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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.
Be a true believer and worship the one, true and eternal God
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.
A handful of inset black-and-white photographs illustrate this respectful biography of a true believer.
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.
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.
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.
Elizabeth Earl, as young Frances, brings a particularly lively touch to the girl who remains a true believer even when such beliefs get her in trouble.
One album may be a bit moodier or dancier or poppier than the other, but only a true believer can hear enough difference to discuss their infinitesimal stylistic variations.