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Definitions of Faith

  • Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe. - Augustine
  • Faith is a voluntary anticipation.?Clement of Alexandria
  • A man lives by believing something, not by debating and arguing about many things. - Thomas Carlyle
  • God our Father has made all things depend on faith so that whoever has faith will have everything, and whoever does not have faith will have nothing.?Martin Luther
  • Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.?Thomas Aquinas
  • Faith is not merely your holding on to God?it is God holding on to you. He will not let you go! - E. Stanley Jones
  • Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe that thou mayest understand. - Augustine

Leadership, IV, 4, p. 87.