Apostles, Basis Of Authority
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by whom we have received grace and apostleship in behalf of his name, for obedience of faith among all the nations,
Paul, bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated to God's glad tidings,
Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by God's will, and the brother Timotheus, to the assembly of God which is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia.
And Jesus coming up spoke to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have enjoined you. And behold, I am with you all the days, until the completion of the age.
And he calls the twelve to him; and he began to send them out two and two, and gave to them power over the unclean spirits;
to be mindful of the words spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of the Lord and Saviour by your apostles;