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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Apostle'


  • Apostle: An apostle, from Classical Greek ἀπόστολος (apóstolos), meaning "one who is sent away is a messenger and ambassador. The purpose of such ...
  • Apostle (Christian): According to the Bible's New Testament , the Apostles are the primary disciples of Jesus of Nazareth , the central figure in Christianity ...
  • 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 ...
  • Paul the Apostle: Paul the Apostle. (Παῦλος | Paulos c. 5 – c. 67), original name Saul of Tarsus. (Σαῦλος Ταρσεύς | Saulos Tarseus ...
  • Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church): In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Quorum of the Twelve ...
  • Andrew the Apostle: Andrew the Apostle (Ἀνδρέας, Andreas; from the early 1st century – mid to late 1st century AD; known by some as Saint Andrew), called in ...
  • Cambridge Apostles: The Cambridge Apostles, also known as the Cambridge Conversazione Society, is an intellectual secret society at the University of ...

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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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  • Upshur conservatives to hold 'Rally on the Square'
    Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani of Houston is the speaker for a public “Rally on the Square” sponsored by the Upshur County Conservative Coalition in downtown Gilmer Saturday morning. Read more on this news related to 'Apostle'
  • Summer Tours Planned for Ivy Mills, Old St. Thomas
    The Friends of Old Saint Thomas will host free guided tours of Ivy Mills and Old Saint Thomas the Apostle historic district the fourth Sunday of the month from July-October. This year’s theme is “Round and About in Historic Concord” and a small exhibit will be devoted to the topic. Read more on this news related to 'Apostle'
  • St. Matthew the Apostle in River Ridge announces honor roll
    St. Matthew the Apostle School in River Ridge has announced its first quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 school year.     A HONOR ROLL Third grade: Brennan Aucoin, William Bellott, John Berrigan, Michael Burke, Lillian DeRamus, Patrick LaForge, Spencer... Read more on this news related to 'Apostle'

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