Confession of faith


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a formulary containing the articles of faith; a creed.

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References in classic literature ?
It is the Countess's interest to see the humorous side of this confession of faith.
If you want to hear my confession of faith on the subject, I tell you that in your quarrel with Sergey Ivanovitch I take neither side.
And with this simple confession of faith, the love-stricken dragoon left her to execute his part of the project which she had formed for the pair.
I have been greatly impressed by a sort of political confession of faith.
He repeated this defence, this excuse, this confession of faith, with wearisome iteration.
He had indeed been making his confession of faith, had he only known it; and its effect was to make Jukes, on the other side of the door, stand scratching his head for a good while.
And drawing a painful breath, Sonia read distinctly and forcibly as though she were making a public confession of faith.
The five pillars of Islam are the confession of faith, prayer, charity, fasting through the Ramadan, and the worship of Mecca.
For the Baptist, regenerate church membership was the only kind of church membership, disqualifying those too young to make a credible confession of faith and any others who could not make a confession of faith.
It is in here that Martha makes her deepest confession of faith that she believes we will all rise again in the resurrection of the dead.
The international commission's 1985 document "Facing Unity" recommends that Roman Catholics recognize the Augsburg Confession--the primary confession of faith of the Lutheran church--as a legitimate profession of faith.
The title "Son of David" is a confession of faith on Jesus as the Messiah, the Anointed One of God whose kingdom will reign forever (cf 2 Sm 7:16).