Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Disciples:

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[Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
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It's basically trying to pressure a pastor into believing Ted Cruz is somehow the 13th Apostle and that this country's going to hell without him at the helm and then being upset and angry if that pastor doesn't just sign on immediately without asking any questions.
With the help of Rufus, the 13th Apostle, they must stop those who stand in their way and prevent the angels from entering Heaven.
But this would mean God can be outwitted, which would end the universe, so the heavenly headquarters enlists Jesus' grandniece (Linda Fiorentino) and the lost 13th apostle (Chris Rock) to bar the door.
After his release in 1993 Bokassa became known as the 13th Apostle after declaring himself an Apostle of Christ.
Or take another look at last year's Dogma, Smith's playful dissection of Catholic theology: Jay (of the scruffy duo Jay and Silent Bob, played by Jason Mewes and Smith in all of Smith's films to date) challenges Rufus (Chris Rock), the 13th apostle, to reveal one of Jay's secrets; Rufus announces that Jay masturbates to images of guys.
a, the Voice of God (Alan Rickman), and the 13th apostle, Rufus (Chris Rock), who contends that he was left out of the gospels because he is black.
She soon acquires some additional cohorts, beginning with a nude black man named Rufus (Chris Rock), who falls from the sky and announces that he was the 13th apostle but was cut out of the Bible because of his color.
This fellow could have been Frederick, the 13th apostle.
As they cut an increasingly bloody pilgrim's path across the Northeast, an ad hoc assemblage of foulmouthed prophets (including Smith and his buddy Jason Mewes, in the Silent Bob and Jay personas they've assumed in all the director's films), an even more profane 13th apostle (Chris Rock), heavenly muse-turned-stripper Salma Hayek and an abortion-clinic worker (Linda Fiorentino) who's a distant descendent of Christ race to stop the avenging ex-angels.
But the new series is sure to spark controversy as this time Blackadder is to be the 13th apostle of Jesus.
In the strange comedy Dogma he played Rufus the 13th Apostle and he popped up again in the quirky Nurse Betty.
In their way are a woman having a crisis of faith, a winged messenger of God, and a 13th Apostle, among others.