Paul the Apostle

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Noun1.Paul the Apostle - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the GentilesPaul the Apostle - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord: But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife," says the Apostle Paul, and Alexey Alexandrovitch, who was now guided in every action by Scripture, often recalled this text.
Synopsis: The letters of the apostle Paul are the oldest extant records of Christian history.
In a meeting with some clergymen in Areas Adjacent to the Syrian-Turkish border s, the newspaper pointed out that the Apostle Paul toured Syria and spread the teachings of Christianity in it, asserting that the Syrians were the first to be preached .
A new extensive monograph about the Apostle Paul is proposed by James Constantine Hanges, Professor at the University of Chicago, USA.
After his extensive journeys throughout Asia Minor and the Greek peninsula, the apostle Paul sailed to Rome for a trial before the emperor.
The apostle Paul in his first letter to Timothy taught that overseers (bishops) should be married and have a normal family life, which would help them to understand domestic situations at first hand.
Then, there are those who love to pick on the apostle Paul and they will say with a laugh, "Well, you know that's Paul and we all know what Paul is like.
Likewise, in 1 Corinthians Ch 9, the Apostle Paul asserts at length his right to be supported in his work, and a wife, too: "like the rest of the apostles and the Lord's brothers, and Cephas [Peter].
The Christian community of Damascus believes that this is the very place where the Apostle Paul was met by Ananias, a leading member of the early Christian community, who cured him of his blindness and baptised him.
As great and influential a writer as he was, Orwell could not hold a candle to the Apostle Paul who, in his appeal to Caesar, said, "if I .
Yes, and if such physically fit rogues refuse to work for their keep, then I would suggest the advice of the Apostle Paul be stringently put in to practice: If a man refuses to work then let him starve
David Downs explores the question of whether the relationship between God and the apostle Paul is one of patronage, a form of social exchange that was prominent in the Roman Empire.