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Faith vs. Fate

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Faithnoun

The process of forming or understanding abstractions, ideas, or beliefs, without empirical evidence, experience or observation.

‘I have faith that my prayers will be answered.’; ‘I have faith in the healing power of crystals.’;

Fatenoun

The presumed cause, force, principle, or divine will that predetermines events.

Faithnoun

A religious belief system.

‘The Christian faith.’;

Fatenoun

The effect, consequence, outcome, or inevitable events predetermined by this cause.

Faithnoun

An obligation of loyalty or fidelity and the observance of such an obligation.

‘He acted in good faith to restore broken diplomatic ties after defeating the incumbent.’;

Fatenoun

Destiny; often with a connotation of death, ruin, misfortune, etc.

‘Accept your fate.’;

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Faithnoun

A trust or confidence in the intentions or abilities of a person, object, or ideal.

‘I have faith in the goodness of my fellow man.’; ‘You need to have faith in yourself, that you can overcome your shortcomings and become a good person.’;

Fatenoun

(mythology) lang=en (one of the goddesses said to control the destiny of human beings).

Faithnoun

(obsolete) Credibility or truth.

Fateverb

(transitive) To foreordain or predetermine, to make inevitable.

‘The oracle's prediction fated Oedipus to kill his father; not all his striving could change what would occur.’;

Faithnoun

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.

Fatenoun

A fixed decree by which the order of things is prescribed; the immutable law of the universe; inevitable necessity; the force by which all existence is determined and conditioned.

‘Necessity and chanceApproach not me; and what I will is fate.’; ‘Beyond and above the Olympian gods lay the silent, brooding, everlasting fate of which victim and tyrant were alike the instruments.’;

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Faithnoun

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.

‘Faith, that is, fidelity, - the fealty of the finite will and understanding to the reason.’;

Fatenoun

Appointed lot; allotted life; arranged or predetermined event; destiny; especially, the final lot; doom; ruin; death.

‘The great, th'important day, big with the fateOf Cato and of Rome.’; ‘Our wills and fates do so contrary runThat our devices still are overthrown.’; ‘The whizzing arrow sings,And bears thy fate, Antinous, on its wings.’;

Faithnoun

The belief in the historic truthfulness of the Scripture narrative, and the supernatural origin of its teachings, sometimes called historical and speculative faith.

‘Without faith it is impossible to please him [God].’; ‘The faith of the gospel is that emotion of the mind which is called "trust" or "confidence" exercised toward the moral character of God, and particularly of the Savior.’; ‘Faith is an affectionate, practical confidence in the testimony of God.’;

Fatenoun

The element of chance in the affairs of life; the unforeseen and unestimated conitions considered as a force shaping events; fortune; esp., opposing circumstances against which it is useless to struggle; as, fate was, or the fates were, against him.

‘A brave man struggling in the storms of fate.’; ‘Sometimes an hour of Fate's serenest weather strikes through our changeful sky its coming beams.’;

Faithnoun

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.

‘Which to believe of her,Must be a faith that reason without miracleCould never plant in me.’; ‘Now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed.’;

Fatenoun

The three goddesses, Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos, sometimes called the Destinies, or Parcæwho were supposed to determine the course of human life. They are represented, one as holding the distaff, a second as spinning, and the third as cutting off the thread.

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Faithnoun

Fidelity to one's promises, or allegiance to duty, or to a person honored and beloved; loyalty.

‘Children in whom is no faith.’; ‘Whose failing, while her faith to me remains,I should conceal.’;

Fatenoun

an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

Faithnoun

Word or honor pledged; promise given; fidelity; as, he violated his faith.

‘For you aloneI broke me faith with injured Palamon.’;

Fatenoun

the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman);

‘we are helpless in the face of Destiny’;

Faithnoun

Credibility or truth.

‘The faith of the foregoing narrative.’;

Fatenoun

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);

‘whatever my fortune may be’; ‘deserved a better fate’; ‘has a happy lot’; ‘the luck of the Irish’; ‘a victim of circumstances’; ‘success that was her portion’;

Faithinterjection

By my faith; in truth; verily.

Fateverb

decree or designate beforehand;

‘She was destined to become a great pianist’;

Faithnoun

a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny;

‘he lost his faith but not his morality’;

Faithnoun

complete confidence in a person or plan etc;

‘he cherished the faith of a good woman’; ‘the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust’;

Faithnoun

institution to express belief in a divine power;

‘he was raised in the Baptist religion’; ‘a member of his own faith contradicted him’;

Faithnoun

loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person;

‘keep the faith’; ‘they broke faith with their investors’;

Faith

Faith, derived from Latin fides and Old French feid, is confidence or trust in a person, thing, or concept. In the context of religion, one can define faith as .

‘belief in a god or in the doctrines or teachings of religion’;

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