apostle


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a person doing religious or charitable work in a foreign country

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an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform

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any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people

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(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel

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Paul's forehead indicate that these frescoes may have set the standard for future representations of the apostles.
Apostle was so pleased with the concoction that it wound up on the regular menu.
A linguistic case can be made that Jesus and other married disciples traveled together in Palestine and that the apostles continued the pattern of itinerating with their wives.
With her back to the viewer, she kneels in a twisted contrapposto pose--her right knee forward and right shoulder back, left knee positioned slightly behind the right and her left shoulder forward, and arms directed to the right and her face turned to the left--and offers a structural and compositional bridge between the figures gathered around the demoniac boy on the right and the nine apostles on the left.
In the same way, the apostle Paul himself, when he would discuss his own traditions, would support them either by the Word of God or by the justice, goodness, or usefulness of the traditions themselves.
In the process, The Apostle becomes a story of transformation--the spiritual transformation of an individual and a suggested transformation of Holiness spirituality.
The title reflects members' preference to be known as congregations gathered under apostles - the name Catholic Apostolic Church was an accident of the 1851 Census of Religious Worship, when an answer that a congregation belonged to the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church was understood as a statement of denomination.
All of the apostles met martyr's deaths except John and, of course, Judas Iscariot, who committed suicide.
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Philip the Apostle School, call (630) 543-4130 or visit school.
When prodded further Otobo said, 'How much can the Apostle pay me that will match what I was paid, and I am still being offered more, by my sponsors?
Early religious accounts ascribe to him the authorship of two New Testament books - Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles.
Whitney: Historian, Poet, Apostle" is especially recommended for readers with an interest in Mormon history in general, and the life of the Mormon apostle Orson F.
TOP sprinter King's Apostle, 6-1 second favourite with the sponsors for the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock tomorrow week, has been forced into retirement through injury.
KING'S APOSTLE - one of the favourite's for next week's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock, has been forced to retire due to injury.