'Apostles' in the Bible
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these. The first, Simon, who is called Peter; Andrew, his brother; James the son of Zebedee; John, his brother;
The apostles gathered themselves together to Jesus, and they told him all things, whatever they had done, and whatever they had taught.
When it was day, he called his disciples, and from them he chose twelve, whom he also named apostles:
The apostles, when they had returned, told him what things they had done. He took them, and withdrew apart to a deserted place of a city called Bethsaida.
Therefore also the wisdom of God said, 'I will send to them prophets and apostles; and some of them they will kill and persecute,
The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."
When the hour had come, he sat down with the twelve apostles.
Now they were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James. The other women with them told these things to the apostles.
until the day in which he was received up, after he had given commandment through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.
They drew lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.
Fear came on every soul, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.
With great power, the apostles gave their testimony of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. Great grace was on them all.
and laid them at the apostles' feet, and distribution was made to each, according as anyone had need.
Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas (which is, being interpreted, Son of Encouragement), a Levite, a man of Cyprus by race,
having a field, sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet.
and kept back part of the price, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
By the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were done among the people. They were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
and laid hands on the apostles, and put them in public custody.
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
But one stood up in the council, a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, honored by all the people, and commanded to put the apostles out for a little while.
They agreed with him. Summoning the apostles, they beat them and commanded them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
whom they set before the apostles. When they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
Saul was consenting to his death. A great persecution arose against the assembly which was in Jerusalem in that day. They were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except for the apostles.
Now when the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them,
Now when Simon saw that the Holy Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,
But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared to them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how at Damascus he had preached boldly in the name of Jesus.
Now the apostles and the brothers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
But the multitude of the city was divided. Part sided with the Jews, and part with the apostles.
But when the apostles, Barnabas and Paul, heard of it, they tore their clothes, and sprang into the multitude, crying out,
Therefore when Paul and Barnabas had no small discord and discussion with them, they appointed Paul and Barnabas, and some others of them, to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question.
When they had come to Jerusalem, they were received by the assembly and the apostles and the elders, and they reported all things that God had done with them.
The apostles and the elders were gathered together to see about this matter.
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole assembly, to choose men out of their company, and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas: Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, chief men among the brothers.
They wrote these things by their hand: "The apostles, the elders, and the brothers, to the brothers who are of the Gentiles in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia: greetings.
After they had spent some time there, they were sent back with greetings from the brothers to the apostles.
As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered the decrees to them to keep which had been ordained by the apostles and elders who were at Jerusalem.
Greet Andronicus and Junia, my relatives and my fellow prisoners, who are notable among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.
For, I think that God has displayed us, the apostles, last of all, like men sentenced to death. For we are made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men.
Have we no right to take along a wife who is a believer, even as the rest of the apostles, and the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas?
God has set some in the assembly: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracle workers, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, and various kinds of languages.
Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all miracle workers?
Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles,
For I am the least of the apostles, who is not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.
As for Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker for you. As for our brothers, they are the apostles of the assemblies, the glory of Christ.
For I reckon that I am not at all behind the very best apostles.
For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.
I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia. Then I returned to Damascus.
But of the other apostles I saw no one, except James, the Lord's brother.
being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief cornerstone;
which in other generations was not made known to the children of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers;
nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.
that you should remember the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and the commandments of us, the apostles of the Lord and Savior:
But you, beloved, remember the words which have been spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ.
"I know your works, and your toil and perseverance, and that you can't tolerate evil men, and have tested those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and found them false.
"Rejoice over her, O heaven, you saints, apostles, and prophets; for God has judged your judgment on her."
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