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  Apostles - OrthodoxWiki
Apostle to the Armenians: Saint Gregory the Illuminator, 256 - 331
Apostle to the Frisians: Saint Willibrord, 657 - 738
Apostle to the Scots: Saint Columba, 521 - 597
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 Apostle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The biblical use of "apostle" is almost entirely confined to the NT, where it occurs seventy-nine times: ten in the Gospels, twenty-eight in Acts, thirty-eight in the epistles, and three in the Apocalypse.
So an apostle is properly one sent on a definite mission, in which he acts with full authority on behalf of the sender and is accountable to him.
Saint Andrew was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ and the brother of Simon (later the apostle Peter).
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 apostle on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
The principal missionary to any country is often called its apostle, e.g., St. Patrick is the apostle of Ireland, and St. Augustine of Canterbury the apostle of England.
Apostle Pictures Boasts Roast; 'The Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy' Premieres to Stellar Ratings.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Apostles
The appointment of the twelve Apostles is given by the three Synoptic Gospels (Mark 3:13-19; Matthew 10:1-4; Luke 6:12-16) nearly in the same words, so that the three narratives are literally dependent.
From all this it results that the Apostles are to be with Jesus and to aid Him by proclaiming the kingdom and by healing.
Everywhere the Apostle governs the disciples, preaches the doctrines of Jesus as an authentic witness, and administers the sacred rites.
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 apostle - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about apostle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of the apostles (the 12 disciples) of Jesus, John is thought to have written the Fourth Gospel and the Book of Revelation, both part of the New Testament of the Bible.
The qualifications for an apostle, in the full sense, are indicated in Acts 1.21–22: personal eyewitness to the life and resurrection of Jesus.
An apostle also had to receive a commission either direct from Jesus or mediately through the other apostles, as in the case of Matthias who took the place of Judas.
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 Apostle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apostle of the Alleghanies: Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, 1770–1840
In the Catholic and Orthodox churches, bishops are seen as the successors to the Apostles.
For this reason, it ordains Apostles as members of its Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, second in authority to the church's First Presidency which is led by the senior Apostle similar to Peter leading the twelve disciples.
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 Encyclopedia topic: Apostle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 12 Apostles (in Greek (A native or inhabitant of Greece)
Apostle to the Gentiles: Saint Paul ((New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an apostle)
Apostle to the Goths: Bishop Ulfilas (A Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382))
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Paul
We read in the Acts of the Apostles three accounts of the conversion of St. Paul (9:1-19; 22:3-21; 26:9-23) presenting some slight differences, which it is not difficult to harmonize and which do not affect the basis of the narrative, which is perfectly identical in substance.
It was then that John Mark, cousin of Barnabas, dismayed perhaps by the daring projects of the Apostle, abandoned the expedition and returned to Jerusalem, while Paul and Barnabas laboured alone among the rough mountains of Pisidia, which were infested by brigands and crossed by frightful precipices.
This first period of captivity is characterized by five discourses of the Apostle: The first was delivered in Hebrew on the steps of the Antonia before the threatening crowd; herein Paul relates his conversion and vocation to the Apostolate, but he was interrupted by the hostile shouts of the multitude (Acts 22:1-22).
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 Apostle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Christian Apostles were Jewish men who were "sent forth" (as by the Greek word apostolos) by Jesus to preach Christianity to both Jews Gentiles across the world.
Judas Iscariot having betrayed Christ and then guilt hanged himself before Christ's resurrection the apostles were then eleven in According to Acts 1:23-26 between the ascension of Christ and the day of Pentecost the remaining apostles selected a twelfth by casting lots.
The myrrh-bearing women who to anoint Christ's body and first learned his resurrection are sometimes called the "apostles the apostles" because they were sent by to tell the apostles of his resurrection.
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 Apostle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apostle to the Armenians: Saint Gregory the Illuminator, 256–331
Apostle to Karantania: Bishop Virgilius of Salzburg (745–84)
Apostle to the Pomeranians: Saint Otto of Bamberg, 1060–1139
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 Crosswalk.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He is an apostle, "not from men nor by man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead" (Gal 1:1).
Apostles and the Spirit The primary function of the apostles was to witness to Christ.
The deposit of revelation transmitted by the apostles and preserved in its written form in the New Testament thus forms the basis of postapostolic preaching and teaching in the church.
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 Apostle
Apostle was a Christian Powermetal band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Their musicianship was top notch; incredible guitar and bass players, soaring lead vocals, and featured one of the most powerful double-bass drummers ever to sit behind a drumkit.
Apostle released several Cassette-only releases including, Metal For The Master, Chariots Of Iron, Hymns, and Apostle(which was produced by Glenn Kaiser of the Rez Band.
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 Apostle (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
It is, however, generally used as designating the body of disciples to whom he entrusted the organization of his church and the dissemination of his gospel, "the twelve," as they are called (Matt.
After the martyrdom of James the Greater (Acts 12:2), James the Less usually resided at Jerusalem, while Paul, "the apostle of the uncircumcision," usually travelled as a missionary among the Gentiles (Gal.
In two instances, the Greek word "apostolos" is not translated as "apostle," but rather as "messenger" or "representative" (2 Cor.
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 Epistles of Apostle Paul
They are remarkable because the Apostle does not do this in an abstract manner, but rather through a close link with the development of the churches established by him, and through his personal Apostolic labors and personal sufferings.
After his conversion, he became an Apostle of Christ, totally committed to the task of spreading the gospel, fortunate in his calling, yet recognizing his own impotence for fulfilling this eminent ministry and attributing all of his deeds and merits to the grace of God.
This delusion impeded the spread of Christianity among the gentiles so strongly, that the Apostles were obliged to convene in 51 AD the Jerusalem Council, which removed the requirements of the ceremonial decrees of the law of Moses for Christians.
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 The Apostle Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Apostle OS is now built on top of the Gemini Nucleus (http://gemini.sourceforge.net).
The Apostle Project is a project seeking to provide a well-designed alternative to existing operating systems.
Apostle is developed on Linux in C (gcc).
apostle.sourceforge.net   (177 words)

  
 BD Apostle
The word means “one sent forth.” It was the title Jesus gave (Luke 6: 13) to the twelve whom he chose and ordained (John 15: 16) to be his closest disciples during his ministry on earth, and whom he sent forth to represent him after his ascension into heaven.
The calling of an apostle is to be a special witness of the name of Jesus Christ in all the world, particularly of his divinity and of his bodily resurrection from the dead (Acts 1: 22; D&C 107: 23).
Jesus is referred to as an apostle in Heb.
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 Meet_The_Apostle
Apostle Mickie’s unsatisfiable desire to please God is only succumb when he is preaching and teaching the Rhema Word.
Apostle Mickie’s relationship with Christ expands over 30 years ago at the Free Gospel Deliverance Temple under the tutelage of Apostle Ralph E. Green.  Apostle Mickie accepted the call to the ministry and thus began to do the work of an Evangelist. ;
Apostle Mickie has preached, conducted seminars, workshops, retreats, revivals, and conferences throughout the United States and foreign countries to include: The Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Tokyo Japan, Okinawa Japan, Jamaica West Indies, West Africa.
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 APOSTLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Christian Apostles were Jewish men who were "sent forth", by Jesus to preach Christianity to both Jews and Gentiles, across the world.
However, the following apostles appear in the fourth gospel: Andrew, Peter, Philip, Nathanael, Thomas, Judas "not Judas Iscariot", Judas Iscariot, the 'Beloved Disciple', and "the sons of Zebedee ".
Apostle to the Indies : Saint Francis Xavier, 1506 - 1552
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 The Apostle. A Hollywood Jesus visual film review.
Euliss "Sonny" Dewey - The Apostle E.F. Farrah Fawcett....
No, Duvall's Apostle is a very real, flawed person who is working out his salvation like the rest of us - within the limitations of who he is, his faith being integral to that, and being in turn shaped by his own passionate, single-minded personality.
I know that the Apostle is not a literal story of the life and teaching of Christ, but their are to many similarities that just can't be ignored.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /Apostle.htm   (5359 words)

  
 St. Paul the Apostle School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An active parishioner of St. Paul the Apostle is someone who is officially registered in the parish, is a regular participant in Sunday worship, and is involved in the activities of the parish.
Because St. Paul the Apostle School is a parish school, all members of the parish, school families and non-school families, have a stake in the education of this newest generation.
An active parishioner of St. Paul the Apostle is someone who is officially registered in the parish, is a regular participant in Sunday worship, and is involved in the activities of the parish family.
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 Apostles - research resources on religious cults, sects, doctrines and movements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An apostle represents the one sending and has authority to represent the sender in business, political, or educational situations.
This, they claim, calls for guidance and administration of the church by "apostles." Rick Joyner, for example, has claimed that from among the so-called Manifest Sons of God, "super-apostles" ("35 Pauls") will be created.
In the less controversial ''house church'' or ''home church'' movement, those who operate in the office of ''apostle'' in the belief that God is restoring the five-fold ministry, generally do not introduce new (extra-biblical) teachings and practices.
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