Twelve Apostles


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Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Disciples:

see apostleapostle
[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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Upon his death, a president is succeeded by the head of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, a post currently held by the 93-year-old Russell Nelson.
Reaching up like fingers on a hand, five new additions to the iconic Twelve Apostles were found 50 metres below sea level, ranging between three to six metres high.
The church announced the campaign in a rare news conference including three elders from a high-level Mormon governing body called the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
In BHQF's interpretation, we saw, in front of a reproduction of Ensor's painting, twelve dark figures made of asphalt and other materials, evoking the twelve apostles. Their heads are television sets showing a variety of disasters, banal rituals, and, on one screen, even a karaoke program that invites you to sing corny songs such as "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?" The sound coming from the other TVs doesn't at all match their images of shootings, shipwrecks, and so on, but consists of platitudes such as "I love what you've done with the place," "Every day is a gift," and "Adorable!" In between the twelve figures and covering the whole surface of the space were cigarette butts, empty beer cans, and other party litter.
It states that the Church began in the Old Testament, that Christ and his mother were Jews, as were Jesus's twelve apostles, and that the Jews--then as well as now--cannot be held responsible for the death of Christ.
Clifftop vistas of delight, with raging seas below; waves conjured up in Antarctica crashing against the soft limestone rock of Australia's southern coast; rock stacks the size of small islands - like the Twelve Apostles, now reduced to eight after "London Bridge" came falling down, along with three of its neighbours.
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The Twelve Apostles The Twelve Apostles NNEVER mind James Bond's blockbuster film Skyfall - my wife still prefers the swift vengeance of the equally iconic Licence To Kill.
Azure at the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Camps Bay: another perfect sundowner spot and the fourcourse taster menus are a steal at [euro]32 (but avoid the weird blue cheese/chocolate dessert).
It seems even mermaids like to read the Echo!" Also pictured are, clockwise from top left, Michael Anderson with his good friend and relocated ex-Barry resident Jay Jones in downtown San Francisco; Adrian Ryan and his new wife Lisa, surrounded by family and friends on the beautiful island of St Lucia; Gail Richards, of Barry, sent this photo in of her mother's 80th birthday cruise with her family to the Canary Islands aboard the Adventure of the Seas; Hayley O'Shea, of Fairwater, Cardiff, in Llanfair PG during a long weekend in North Wales; Matthew Hawkins of Caerau, Cardiff, on his family's recent "Lawrence of Arabia" adventure in the Sahara Desert, Tunisia, and Brian and Paul Richards in front of the Twelve Apostles, on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia.
The label "Apostolic Fathers" has been applied to them since the 17th century to indicate that they were thought of as being of the generation that had personal contact with the Twelve Apostles. Thus they provide a link between the Apostles--who had personal contact with Jesus--and the later generations of Church Fathers, which includes the Christian apologists, defenders of orthodoxy, and developers of doctrine.
The Twelve Apostles is one of the most sought after hotels of Cape Town.