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ˌæp əˈstɒl ɪkApos·tolic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apostolic, apostolicaladjective

    of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings

  2. papal, apostolic, apostolical, pontificaladjective

    proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles

    "papal dispensation"


  1. apostolicadjective

    pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit

  2. apostolicadjective

    according to the doctrines of the apostles; delivered or taught by the apostles

    apostolic faith or practice

  3. Etymology: From apostolicus, from ἀποστολικός: compare with French apostolique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apostolicadjective

    alt. of Apostolical

  2. Apostolicnoun

    a member of one of certain ascetic sects which at various times professed to imitate the practice of the apostles

  3. Etymology: [L. apostolicus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apostolic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apostolic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Apostolic in a Sentence

  1. Human Rights Watch:

    Child marriage is rampant in Zimbabwe, especially among Indigenous apostolic churches, an evangelical group that mixes Christian beliefs with traditional cultures and has millions of followers across the country.

  2. Kim Davis:

    I ’m very steadfast in what I believe, i don’t leave my conscience and my Apostolic Christian soul out in my vehicle and come in here and pretend to be something I ’m not. It’s easy to talk the talk, but can you walk the walk ?

  3. Kim Davis:

    This is a heaven or hell issue for me and for every other Apostolic Christian that believes, this is a fight worth fighting.

  4. Marie Antoniette:

    die in the Catholic Apostolic and Roman religion, that of my fathers, that in which I was brought up, and which I have always professed. Having no spiritual consolation to look for, not even knowing whether there are still in this place any priests of that religion (and indeed the place where I am would expose them to too much danger if they were to enter it but once), I sincerely implore pardon of God for all the faults which I may have committed during my life. I trust that, in His goodness, He will mercifully accept my last prayers, as well as those which I have for a long time addressed to Him, to receive my soul into His mercy.

  5. Martin Luther:

    Christ is the Master the Scriptures are only the servant. The true way to test all the Books is to see whether they work the will of Christ or not. No Book which does not preach Christ can be apostolic, though Peter or Paul were its author. And no Book which does preach Christ can fail to be apostolic though Judas, Ananias, Pilate or Herod were its author.

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