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noun as in preacher; supporter

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The order came in the form of a letter sent by the first presidency of the church, a group of three individuals whom believers consider apostles, to global church leaders.

One day, Jesus encounters the apostle Paul telling stories about the death and resurrection of Jesus, and tries to stop him, explaining that you can’t save people with a story based on lies.

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Unlike da Vinci’s neat row of people sitting at the table, this one depicts the same apostles sitting about casually after the Passover Seder meal.

The free market apostles wanted to erase the role of the state.

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To paraphrase the apostle Matthew, Warnock may have to serve two masters, electorally speaking.

In a 2009 interview, Church apostle Dallin H. Oaks held that the Church “does not have a position” on that point.

Bhatiyarov, the faithful apostle, has the perfect CV for a Dugin operative.

In 1841, Smith sent his “personal apostle” Orson Hyde to the ancient Jewish capital.

She sobbed; he lifted her chin with his free hand—and what less could mortal apostle do?

Its hiding-place was discovered by angelic music which issued from the mouth of the cave on every vigil of the holy apostle.

The teetotal apostle says it is a dreadful thing to be drunk.

He immediately arose, and began to describe the personal appearance of the great apostle to the Gentiles.

The Socialist deputy raised his head, and scrutinized Sangiorgio with his cunning eyes, those of an overrascally apostle.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apostle, such as: proponent, advocate, champion, companion, converter, and evangelist.

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