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Disciples and apostles: why both are needed

From the December 2017 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Have you ever had a moment when words you’ve been used to using interchangeably suddenly took on very distinct and powerful meanings? It can feel like traveling to a different country that had been only a name on a map, and suddenly its sights, sounds, and smells are real and unforgettable. This happened to me when discovering how I had undervalued two biblical terms: disciple and apostle.