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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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Tertullian, the eminent third-century patristic, followed Paul's understanding of gunai when he stated, "The apostles too were allowed to marry and take their wives with them.
This figure is supported by an old man, who, having embraced him and taken heart, with his eyes wide open and the light shining in them, is raising his brows and wrinkling his forehead, showing at one and the same time both strength and fear; gazing intently, however, at the Apostles, he appears to be encouraging himself by trusting in them.
The goal is that all things in the church occur properly, in order, and for its edification, as the apostle Paul teaches must happen.
Perhaps Duvall's research is not traditional ethnography and perhaps it is a stretch to consider The Apostle a documentary in the rough.
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.
Jesus gave His message to the apostles personally and gave them the task of being his witness after His death.
As Australia faces an aging population and associated longevity risk, as well as downside investment risk and inflation protection concerns, Apostle is seeking new ways to relieve these market pressures.
Philip the Apostle School serves preschool through eighth grade students from Addison and the surrounding communities.
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.
Moreover, Dollar's Changing Your World television show claims to reach a worldwide audience of 1 billion people, and for the past two years the apostle of prosperity has been preaching the gospel of success to sellout crowds at Madison Square Garden, raising $345,000 a month in tithings and donations.
The audio-book edition of The Gospel Of Thomas: New Perspectives On Jesus' Message as written and read by Elaine Pagels (Professor of Religion, Princeton University, New Jersey) offers an informed and informative perspective with respect to the attributes and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented through the interpretive ideals of Apostle Thomas as revealed in his apocryphal gospel.