Apostle

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  • (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
  • any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
  • an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform; "an apostle of revolution"

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  • an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform; "an apostle of revolution" ,
  • any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people ,
  • (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel

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  • Apostle: uses, see Apostle (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Apostille (international legal document or religious commentary). An apostle (Greek: ἀπόστολος
  • Apostle (Christian): "Twelve Apostles" redirects here. For other uses, see Twelve Apostles (disambiguation). In Christian theology and ecclesiology, the apostles (Greek:
  • Apostle (Latter Day Saints): In the Latter Day Saint movement, an apostle is a "special witness of the name of Jesus Christ who is sent to teach the principles of salvation to others
  • Philip the Apostle: Philip the Apostle (Greek: Φίλιππος, Philippos) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Later Christian traditions describe Philip as the apostle who preached
  • The Apostle: saint, see Paul the Apostle. For the animated film, see El Apóstol. For the Brad Thor novel, see The Apostle (novel). The Apostle is a 1997 American drama
  • Thomas the Apostle: Thomas the Apostle (called Didymus which means "the twin") was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament. He is informally
  • Apostle spoon: An apostle spoon is a spoon (usually silver or silver-plated, but sometimes of other metals, such as pewter) with an image of an apostle or other saint
  • John the Apostle: John the Apostle (Aramaic: ܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ‎‎ Yohanan Shliha; Hebrew: יוחנן בן זבדי‎‎ Yohanan ben Zavdi; Koine Greek: Ἰωάννης; Latin: Ioannes; c. AD 6-100)
  • St. Thomas the Apostle: Saint Thomas the Apostle was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus. It may also refer to: St Thomas the Apostle (London), parish church in the City of
  • Stachys the Apostle: Stachys the Apostle (Greek: Στάχυς "ear-spike"), was the second bishop of Byzantium, from AD 38 to AD 54. He seemed to be closely connected to Saint Andrew

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* God has placed in each soul an apostle to lead us upon the illumined path. Yet many seek life from without, unaware that is within them. - Kahlil Gibran

* The age of Grace began in mid-Acts, after the conversion of the Apostle Paul. It is through his letters alone that we learn about the dispensation of Grace, about Israel being set aside, with Jew and Gentile being saved into the Body of Christ. It was Paul who taught 'all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses' (Acts 2121). It was also Paul who proclaimed the forgiveness of sins 'to all who would believe' in Christ, adding that 'ye could not be justified by the law of Moses' (Acts 1338-39). The measuring rod of grace tells us that the age of Grace began with Paul, then continued through those who were saved and subsequently carried on His God-given doctrines of grace. - John Fredericksen

* Most of us have been taught about the need to appropriate by faith what is already ours through grace. We all desire to have more joy in our Christian life. The keys to experiencing joy are available to all of us. We need to understand the gospel of the grace of God as revealed to the Apostle Paul. Then as we put Paul's instructions into practice, we will come to know God experientially. This will cause us to know Him better which will cause us to want to obey more, and on and on it goes. Then as we learn and obey God and become focused on spiritual things instead of earthly things, we will become thankful for everything that God has provided for us in Christ. Knowledge, obedience, and thankfulness will then lead to abundant joy in our everyday life In the words of the old hymn Trust and obey, For there's no other way, To be happy in Jesus, But to trust and obey. - David Havard


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