apostle


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Related to apostle: Apostle Paul, Apostle Islands, Apostille
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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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This is what is lacking in Africa, and as a result people like Apostle Safo, who are blessed with exceptional creative talents, cannot harness their talents to the advantage of their nations.
The first time I saw The Apostle was soon after its release in October 1997.
While he will have to post a career best to WIN off that perch, Apostle is iN FINE heart aNd rates aN INTERESTING CONTENDER as he tries the FibresaNd for the first time.
Bones believed to be those of St Peter, one of Jesus's 12 Apostles, are to go on display at the Vatican at a Mass ceremony on Sunday.
Because Paul soon joined the apostle Peter as a patron saint of Rome, his cult was most prominent at the capital.
Perhaps only a German Protestant academic could imagine that the Prince of the Apostles has been "underestimated," as the subtitle of this volume puts it.
Philip the Apostle, who is recognized as a martyr in the history of Christianity.
What is made clear to them however, is that Paul is voluntarily making this appeal from a different platform than that of an apostle.
Kingsbury chose to name the new congregation for the apostle whose name, in Hebrew, means ``son of encouragement.
The second crisis, involving intruding apostles who have unsettled the Corinthian community, still demands resolution.
It was at this time that the first apostles gathered after the Resurrection, waiting expectantly for the gift of the Spirit.
If we, as Christians, believe in the authority of God's Word, in the authority of the Lord Jesus and of the Apostle Paul, then we must recognize that homosexuality is a sin and is not acceptable.
Robert Duvall's film The Apostle initially raised the eyebrows of those concerned with how popular film might portray religious topics.
BROKEN TRAIL is executive produced and stars acting legend, Oscar(R) winner and six-time nominee Robert Duvall (Best Actor, Tender Mercies; nominated for The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The Great Santini, The Apostle and A Civil Action); and Thomas Haden Church (Oscar(R)-nominated star of Sideways and the future villain in Spiderman 3); along with Gwendoline Yeo (The Magic of Ordinary Days), Scott Cooper (Gods and Generals), Greta Scacchi (Jefferson in Paris, The Player) and newcomers Olivia Cheng, Valerie Tian, Jadyn Wong and Caroline Chan.
Andrew the Apostle Church and the Greendale Retired Men's Club.