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In Acts 1:25, what is an apostle?

[Act 1:25 NLT] (25) as an apostle to replace Judas in this ministry, for he has deserted us and gone where he belongs." What is an apostle?
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In Luke 24:13, two apostles are mentioned. Who is the second?

It states after discussing the apostles that "Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem." Later, the chapter discusses how Jesus had ...
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Apostles' Tribe Connections [closed]

Is there any indication of which tribe each Apostle came from? The Twelve are identified by Jesus in Luke 6:12-16 and Matthew 10:1-4: And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them ...
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Does “ask and you shall receive” apply to all believers or just to the Apostles?

In John 14:14 Jesus told the Apostles "And I will do whatever you ask in My name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son." Does this promise apply to anyone and everyone from that time forward ...
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Who are the 12 apostles of the lamb?

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. (Revelation 21:14 KJV) To whom does the "twelve apostles of the Lamb" refer? Is this the ...
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Does Hebrews 2:3 exclude an apostle from writing Hebrews?

The Greek of Hebrews 2:2-4 says: εἰ γὰρ ὁ δι’ ἀγγέλων λαληθεὶς λόγος ἐγένετο βέβαιος, καὶ πᾶσα παράβασις καὶ παρακοὴ ἔλαβεν ἔνδικον μισθαποδοσίαν πῶς ἡμεῖς ἐκφευξόμεθα τηλικαύτης ἀμελήσαντες σωτηρίας;...
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Does Acts 9 suggest that Paul received his gospel from Ananias?

What is the point of Paul's stay with Ananias? Act 9:6 But rise and enter the city, and you will be told what you are to do." ... Act 9:15 But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen ...
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Whose name is written on the twelfth foundation stone? Is it Judas Iscariot Or Matthias or Paul?

Revelation 21:14 says: And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. (NASB) We pretty much know what the names of ...
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Who is 'we' referring to in Romans 1:5?

Who does Paul refer to when he writes we in verse 5 in the beginning of his epistle to the Romans: Paul, [...] called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God [...] concerning His Son [...] ...
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Is NLT rendering of εἰ μὴ in Gal. 1:19 correct? [duplicate]

In the NLT we see a very explicit rendering of εἰ μὴ as an exception: NLT Gal. 1:19 The only other apostle I met at that time was James, the Lord’s brother. Is this the correct? Does εἰ μὴ in Gal. ...