Usage examples for apostolic

  1. To furnish that was the well- accomplished task of rulers and priests in the middle ages, alike " in the realm of the Islamic king of kings and in that of the apostolic servant of servants." – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  2. Oh for the clear accent, the ringing, joyous note of apostolic assurance! – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  3. There was something about all this that was apostolic in its simplicity and Christ imitation. – In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon
  4. 3. The sole and final cause why the Apostolic See granted supreme sovereignty and imperial jurisdiction over the Indies to the Kings of Castile and Leon was the preaching of the Gospel, the spread of the Christian religion, and the conversion of the nations of those regions, and not to increase their dignity or to make them richer princes than they were. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  5. Three of the four bishops, however, when duly applied to, took the matter of raising Dr. Seabury to the apostolic office into immediate and solemn consideration and consecrated him without delay. – Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885. by Diocese Of Connecticut
  6. Laval, the first vicar- apostolic of New France, arrived in Quebec in 1659. In 1674 Quebec was made a diocese, and Laval became the first bishop. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  7. They were still sitting together when the attendant entered and presented Giovanni with a large sealed letter, bearing the Apostolic arms, and addressed merely to the number of Giovanni's cell. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  8. We gather also from the New Testament, not to speak of other authorities, that in the apostolic days people were familiar with what were known as " hours of prayer." – A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer by William Reed Huntington
  9. Instead of saying that a catholic ideal like this belongs to a later and post- apostolic age, we maintain, on the contrary, that a catholic mind like St Paul's, under the conditions of his time, could not fail to arrive at this conception. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  10. 8. Even Gesenius himself acknowledges elsewhere, that we have here the text for the whole Apostolic preaching on the atoning death of Jesus. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  11. The first witnesses are those called the Apostolic Fathers, the disciples of the Apostles; but very little of their writings, and that disputed, remains. – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant
  12. How eager the Russian people are for the simple Gospel, and with what amazing joy they now receive it, remind one of the Apostolic age. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  13. The Holy Spirit thought so in apostolic times. – Thoughts on Missions by Sheldon Dibble
  14. Some mortals at times can prophesy; for both in ancient prophetic and apostolic times, and in our own age, many people have been and are known to do it. – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  15. Apostolic authority will not go half so far as personal influence in this case. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  16. The Archbishop of Seville, followed by the ministers of the inquisition and by the victims, had arrived in solemn procession at the " cadahalso," where, after the usual sermon in praise of the holy office and in denunciation of heresy, he had administered the oath to the Intante, who had duly sworn upon the crucifix to maintain forever the sacred inquisition and the apostolic decrees. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  17. It was not without meaning that, as early as in the apostolic times, the " Saints" was a kind of nomen proprium of believers, comp. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  18. It seemed, as we read about it in the Bible, like apostolic times, as one after another was led down into the stream of water near the bridge, and was there buried in baptism. – Charlie Newcomer by Wilbur B. Stover
  19. I have no reason to think that he had yet read any of my poor verses, or had me otherwise than wholly on trust from Lowell; but he leaned over towards his host, and said, with a laughing look at me, " Well, James, this is something like the apostolic succession; this is the laying on of hands." – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  20. But out of the immeasurable wealth of His teaching apostolic thinking naturally appropriated and made most of what was nearest in line with the prophets and the lawgivers of their race. – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins