In Christian theology and ecclesiology, apostles, particularly the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Twelve Disciples or simply the Twelve), were the primary disciples of Jesus according to…

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Brimstone, an archaic term synonymous with sulfur, evokes the acrid odor of sulfur dioxide given off by lightning strikes. Lightning was understood as divine punishment by many ancient…

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The word denomination is used for a large group of Christian people right across the world who use the same name, the same sort of organisation and have…

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What was the main intent of the writers of the Book of Mormon? The title page states that the purpose of the Book of Mormon is “to [show]…

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“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are…

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As a result of Philip’s preaching the crowd released Bartholomew from his cross, but Philip insisted that they not release him, and Philip died on the cross. Another…

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How many times is fruit mentioned in the Bible? The word fruit (as well as related words including fruits and fruitful) is found 66 times in the New…

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Gel highlighters are sticky and wrinkle my pages. … Wet highlighters are my favorite because of the precise chisel tip that allows me complete control over my lines….

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What is a drachma in the Bible? The four-drachma (or shekel) coin would be exactly enough to pay the temple tax (two-drachma coin) for two people. It is…

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Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am…

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