Apostleship

Literal Meaning:

To be sent with a message.


Description:

The gift of Apostleship is the divine ability to start and oversee the development of new churches or ministry structures.



NOTE: While the "office" of apostle that the original disciples of Christ held is unique and no longer exists, the "role" of apostle continues today and functions through the Spiritual gift of Apostleship.



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References:

1 Corinthians 12:28-29, Ephesians 4:11-12, Romans 1:5, Acts 13:2-3