Friday, October 7, 2011

Faith, believe, belief, trust and hope?

1. Define the following terms:
faith, believe, belief, trust, hope.
2. Give one biblical reference to each.
3. Explain, if any, the difference between each term and post on the blog.

Due no later then 11:59 pm, Sunday October 9, 2001.


Reminder: Quiz on Tuesday.

26 comments:

  1. This is a test to see if you can post on the blog.

    Mr. Clark

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  2. Faith- belief in God or in the doctrines or teachings of religion.(dictionary.com)
    "John 3:16 - whoever believes in Him should not perish"(christinyou.net)

    believe- to have a conviction that (a person or thing) is, has been, or will be engaged in a given action or involved in a given situation (dictionary.com)

    belief- confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof: (dictionary.com)
    "To Him give all the prophets witness, that through His name, whoever believes in Him shall receive remission of sins. – Acts 10:43"(all-god.com)

    trust-confident expectation of something; hope.(dictionary.com)
    "For You are my hope; O Lord God, You are my trust from my youth and the source of my confidence.Psalm 71: 5"(heavensinspirations.com)

    hope- a person or thing in which expectations are centered(dictionary.com)
    "Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for and hope for and expect the Lord! Psalm 31: 24 "(heavensinspirations.com)

    Difference between Faith, belief, "Faith = ( Belief + Action + Confidence ) Belief – An opinion or judgement in which a person is fully persuaded. "(purposelydifferent.com)

    Difference between believe and belief, Belief is a verb and believe is a noun

    Difference between faith and trust'
    " Trust: assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something
    Faith: allegiance to duty or a person: loyalty; fidelity to one's promises; belief and trust in and loyalty to God" (linkedin.com the persons name is SEB)

    The difference between faith and hope, Faith is believing and knowing that something is going to happen.
    Hope is you want something to happen but are not yet sure it will happen. (Me)

    The difference between belief and trust,
    trust is sort of surrendering
    belief is persevering (Me)

    The difference between belief and hope, belief is you feel there is a high chance of it happening
    Hope is you want it to happen and aren't sure that it will happen.

    p.s. sorry I posted ten years late.

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  3. Faith
    The lord said " If you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, May you be uprooted and thrown into the sea, and it would obey you!(Luke 17:6)

    Belief (Mark 1:5)
    "The time promised by God has come at last" he announced. " The King of God is near! Repent of your sins and believe the Good News!"

    Believe(Genesis 15:6)
    Abram believed the Lord, and the Lord counted him as righteous because of his faith.

    Trust (John 17:17)
    Make them holy by your truth;teach them your word, which is truth.

    Hope (1 Corinthians 15:19)
    And if our hope in Christ is only for this life, We are more to be pitied than anyone in the world.


    Ram

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  4. Define Terms

    Faith- (Confidence or trust in a person or things).

    Belief- (Conviction of the truth or existence of something).

    Believe-(To accept as true or real).

    Trust- (Character of a person or thing)

    Hope - ( To trust in or wish for a favorable outcome)

    Ram

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  5. Definitions for Faith, Belief, Believe, Trust and Hope.

    Faith-Complete trust or confidence in someone or something. (Matthew 17:20
    He replied, "Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.)

    Belief:An acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists. (So belief cometh of hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ. Romans 10:17)

    Believe:Accepting something as true. (For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. – John 3:16)

    Trust: Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. (Jeremiah 17:7 But blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.)

    Hope: A feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.(Jeremiah 29:11
    "For I know the plans I have for you," says the Lord. "They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.")

    In my opinion none of these words mean the same thing. Belief and Believe come close but as I sit and read them belief says an acceptance and believe says accepting. Accepting is what the person is doing but acceptance is that you already accepted it. Even though the definition of faith has the word trust in it I still don't believe they are the same thing. I use to think they were the same thing because you can lose faith and lose trust. But they are different because trust is firm belief and faith is complete trust. Hope stands out far from any of these definitions because the definition of hope is no where near any of the other words.

    -Nicole

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  6. Faith : taking complete confidence in something or someone [Matthew 17:20]

    Believe : agreeing that something is true [Exodus 4:30-31]

    Belief : something you think is true [2 Thessalonians 2:13]

    Trust : relying on [Deuteronomy 1:31-33]

    Hope : wanting/expecting something to happen [Job 6:10-12]

    I think that all these terms are all related, they all go hand in hand. However, in some contexts some don't connect with each other. For example, You might trust something that you don't put hope in for or maybe you don't hope for what you believe.

    Mayra*

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  7. Faith- To have confidence in someone/something. (Matthew 21:21)
    Believe- Agreeing something is true.(Proverbs 14:15)
    Belief- Something you think is true.(2nd Thessalonians 2:13)
    Trust- To rely on someone/something.(Job 8:14)
    Hope- Wanting or expecting something to happen.(Psalm 25:5)

    I don't feel like any of terms are the same, although they may sound similar none of them mean the same thing. Although the words may go hand in hand, they don't have the same meanings.

    -Holly

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  8. Faith- Complete trust or confidence in someone or something. (Genesis 48:15)
    Believe- Accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth. (Genesis 15:6)
    Belief- Something one accepts as true or real; a firmly held opinion or conviction. (2 Thessalonians 2:13)
    Trust- Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. (Psalm 13:5)
    Hope- A feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. (1 Chronicles 29:15)

    Between all five of these definitions, hope stands out the most. While the other four all have concrete, solid opinions, Hope is based on wants and expectancies that might not come into fruition.

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  9. Faith- Complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Matthew 15:28

    Hope- A feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Romans 4:18

    Belief- Something one accepts as true or real; a firmly held opinion or conviction.2 Timothy 3:15

    Believe- Accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of. Romans 10:9

    Trust- Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.
    2 Corinthians 1:9

    There is no difference. I have faith, I trust, I hope, I believe, and I hold the belief that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior. All of these words are interchangeable, albeit in the form of a verb or a noun.
    -Michael

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  10. This is another test to see if the blog is working.

    Mr. Clark

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  11. Faith: accepting something without proof; a lack of doubt. [Matthew 14:31]
    Believe: accept something as being true. [Proverbs 14:15]
    Belief: something accepted as being true. [2 Thessalonians 2:13]
    Trust: putting confidence that something will not fail you. [Isaiah 12:2]
    Hope: expectation of something favorable [Isaiah 40:31]


    These words all go together, because they all deal with accepting something or having confidence in something without being absolutely certain. However, while these terms are similar, the only ones that are essentially the same are “believe” and “belief”; “believe” is the verb form and “belief” is the noun.

    ~Jennifer

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  12. Faith is being sure of what you hope for and certain of what you cannot see.
    2 Chronicles 19:9

    Believe- Accepting something as true. 1 Kings 10:7

    Belief- Is Accepting something is true or that it exists. 2 Thessalonians 2:13

    Trust- Is having faith in something or someone. Proverbs 3:5

    Hope- Believing that something good will happen in the end. Job 5:16

    All of these words are synonyms.

    Analise

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  13. Faith- Is a religious belief in something you can't see and can't always prove. ~Matthew 17:20

    Believe- To be sure and accept something as truth. ~John 3:16

    Belief- When you accept that something exists and is real. ~Mark 1:15

    Trust- To believe someone or something and believe that you can rely on the someone/something. ~Proverbs 3:5

    Hope- To look forward to a good result, to wish for a certain result. ~ Psalms 71:5

    I think that belief and to believe are the same. The rest though I think are different, although they are connected. Faith is different from these because faith is more of a religious belief. I think trust is different because it's more of relying and putting faith into someone/something. And hope I think is the most different, because it's not a certainty, you can't fully put faith into hope, the rest of these you can fully believe.

    ~Hayley

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  14. Faith- when you believe in something with your heart. Genesis 32:10
    Believe- thinking something is true. Exodus 4:1
    Belief- how you act. John 12:37
    Trust- giving someone the ability to hurt/ love you.
    1 Samuel 27:12
    Hope- Believing that something will get better. Jeramiah 29:11
    I believe that they all go hand in hand.

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  15. opss sorry the last one was me
    - Ashley Carter

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  16. Mayra- I totally believe that they go hand in hand, but I also believe that they are different.

    Hayley- Difference between believe and belief, Belief is a verb and believe is a noun

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  17. faith- belief that is not based on proof.
    ~Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1

    believe- to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so.
    ~Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. 1 Peter 2:7

    belief- confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof.
    ~Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. 1 Peter 2:7

    trust- confident expectation of something
    ~Commit your way to the LORD;
    trust in him and he will do this:
    He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn,
    your vindication like the noonday sun. Psalm 37:4-6

    hope- the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best.
    ~For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently. Romans 8:24,25

    They aren't all exactly the same but the are similar. They all put truth in something that can't be totally proven.

    +JOSH

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  18. faith- believing without seeing-Hebrews 2:4
    believe- to have confidence in-acts 16:31
    belief- to have confidence in- 2thes 2:13
    trust- to have faith-proverbs 3:5
    hope- to believe in-psalm 119:81

    i believe that these are all the same but people water them down to mean something different.
    -Ethan L.

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  19. Faith a educated guess -After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters.
    Belief-Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
    Genesis 15:5-7 (in Context) Genesis 15 (Whole Chapter)
    Belief-somthing a person lives by You say to God, ‘My beliefs are flawless and I am pure in your sight.’
    Job 11:3-5 (in Context) Job 11 (Whole Chapter)

    Trust-to surrender to somone Numbers 20:11-13 (in Context) Numbers 20 (Whole Chapter)
    Deuteronomy 1:32
    In spite of this, you did not trust in the LORD your God,
    Deuteronomy 1:31-33 (in Context)

    Hope-Somthing delicate We are foreigners and strangers in your sight, as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.
    1 Chronicles 29:14-16

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  20. Integrative Theology Class,

    The blog is having technical difficulties. A quite a few of the students are not able to post. With this in mind,before you post, pleae type your work in a WORD document, copy and paste it to the blog. If this does not work, please print the WORD document and bring it to class. I truly apologize for any inconvience this has caused you.

    Mr. Clark

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  21. Faith- belief and trust in and loyalty to God
    Believe- to have a firm religious faith
    Belief- a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing [something believe]
    Trust- dependence on something future or contingent:hope
    Hope- to desire with expectation of obtainment[expect with confidence]

    when i was stating my definition of all the words i also looked them up on the internet and found that on the page, or in the same sentece describeing the meaning of the word, it had links to another word on the list and then the next page had the same thing, and so on so forth, so in my opion, they are all connected.

    #jacob A.

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  22. faith: the unwavering belief in something without proof. Hebrews 11:1

    believe: is a verb, to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so. John 1: 17

    belief: an idea that is believed. Thess 2: 13

    trust: it is a knowing that someone wil always be there for you; reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing. Romans 15:13

    hope: hope is something hard to come by. it is the true fire propelling us toward the future, the fire letting us see the good in the most terrible of situations. there are 162 referances to hope in the bible. alot of peter talks about it like in verses 1 Peter 1:3, 13, 21, and 1 Peter 3:5, 15.


    I dont think these terms have alot in common. each one means something very diferent and special.
    "EDS"

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  23. Believe is Accepting (something) as true;
    Faith is Complete trust or confidence in someone or something aka GOD
    Hope is to desire with expectation of obtainment[expect with confidence]
    Belief is a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing
    Trust is a Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.

    Biblical reference for TRUTH:
    John 8:32
    "Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
    TRUST:
    Psalm 9:10
    "Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.
    HOPE:
    Matthew 18:19 "Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven."
    BELIEF:
    (John 20:24-28) But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. {25} So the other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord." But he said to them, "Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe." {26} A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you." {27} Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe." {28} Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!"
    FAITH:
    I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. (Psalm 16:8)

    gabe

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