With pages of action and a faithful fanbase, Hollywood is mining the good book for blockbuster stories.
Which means the pope can reach a new demographic and engage in a dialogue with the faithful.
Fire takes hold," he told his faithful, "only where the Sabbath is desecrated.
Paeans to patrimony and to the sanctity of land are good at rallying the faithful not only for Jews, but also Arabs.
He loved going to campaign events and chatting up the faithful.
Caroline herself had engaged his services in the case, and he was faithful.
The transmission ought to be faithful, but not without criticism.
Now it lies with each of you to show whether or no he is faithful to me.
Yes, my faithful friend,—my benefactor, I've found the method!
But, save for the faithful Zizi, he could find no one to share his suspicion.
c.1300, "full of faith," also "firm in allegiance," from faith + -ful. Meaning "true to the facts" is from 1520s. The noun sense of "true believers" is from 1550s. Related: Faithfully; faithfulness. Old Faithful geyser named 1870 by explorer Gen. H.D. Washburn, Surveyor-General of the Montana Territory, in reference to the regularity of its outbursts.
as a designation of Christians, means full of faith, trustful, and not simply trustworthy (Acts 10:45; 16:1; 2 Cor. 6:15; Col. 1:2; 1 Tim. 4:3, 12; 5:16; 6:2; Titus 1:6; Eph. 1:1; 1 Cor. 4:17, etc.). It is used also of God's word or covenant as true and to be trusted (Ps. 119:86, 138; Isa. 25:1; 1 Tim. 1:15; Rev. 21:5; 22:6, etc.).