Disciples of Christ

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Disciples of Christ a Protestant church that accepts the Bible as the only source of true Christian faith and practices baptism by immersion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Disciples of Christ See Christian n., 3, and Campbellite.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Disciples of Christ a denomination of American Baptists, also known as Campbellites
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. discipulus, from discĕre, to learn; akin to docēre, to teach.

Usage

In literature:

Let us turn to the God of Pentecost, as Christ led his disciples to turn to Him, and the God of Pentecost will turn to us.
"The Ministry of Intercession" by Andrew Murray
For Christ hath said, 'Whosoever he be of you who forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
"Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers" by Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts
He is a dangerous hypnotist, while pretending to be a disciple of Christ.
"The Heart of the New Thought" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Paul found at Tyre a congregation of disciples of Christ already in existence, Acts xxi.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg
But love is the only badge by which the disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ are known.
"Secret Power" by Dwight L. Moody
In the geographical center of the township are two churches, Methodist Episcopal and Disciples of Christ.
"Six Thousand Country Churches" by Charles Otis Gill
Here on earth you were true disciples and dauntless martyrs of Christ.
"Mary, Help of Christians" by Various
Christ takes Andrew and his disciples with Him, and effects the rescue of Matthew.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
ANDREW, ST., brother of St. Peter, and the first disciple whom Christ chose.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Though considered a Catholic by the Papists, it is said that he was a true disciple of Christ.
"The Preaching Tours and Missionary Labours of George Müller (of Bristol)" by Mrs. Müller
So with true disciples of our Christ.
"The Nation Behind Prison Bars" by George L. Herr
One of the churches belonged to the Methodists and the other to the denomination known as The Disciples of Christ.
"Oldfield" by Nancy Huston Banks
In the city is the Eugene Divinity School of the Disciples of Christ, opened in 1895.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
However that may be, these Judahites were known before the disciples of Christ began to possess consideration and consequence in the world.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples to Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come?
"Walks and Words of Jesus" by M. N. Olmsted
But it was truly good tidings and great joy to the disciples of Christ on that Easter morning.
"Our Calendar" by George Nichols Packer
John was supposed to be the youngest disciple, and was supposed to be the first of all that Christ had to follow Him.
"Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study" by Dwight Moody
Now this is a very wonderful privilege entrusted to the disciple of Christ.
"The Whole Armour of God" by John Henry Jowett
So the evening came when Christ went with the twelve disciples to the Mount of Olives to await His doom.
"On the Cross" by Wilhelmine von Hillern
The Christ never married, and denied even his mother any love beyond that of a disciple.
"The Hearts of Men" by H. Fielding
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In poetry:

Thus did the sons of Abram pass
Under the bloody seal of grace;
The young disciples bore the yoke,
Till Christ the painful bondage broke.
"Hymn 127" by Isaac Watts
So the Laird of Ury said,
Turning slow his horse's head
Towards the Tolbooth prison,
Where, through iron gates, he heard
Poor disciples of thee Word
Preach of Christ arisen!
"Barclay Of Ury" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Not only free leave to come to him was given
But "of such" were the blessed words Christ our Lord spake,
"Of such is composed the kingdom of heaven:"
The disciples, abashëd, perceived their mistake.
"Suffer Little Children, And Forbid Them Not, To Come Unto Me" by Charles Lamb
A Christian, in so catholic a sense,
Can give to none, but partial minds offence;
Forc'd to live under some divided part,
He keeps entire the union of the heart,
The sacred tie of love; by which alone
Christ said that his disciples should be known.
"On Church Communion - Part IV." by John Byrom

In news:

CENTERVILLE — Seven women of Drake Avenue Christian Church, Disciples Women of Christ, met at 12 pm Sept 26 at Fellowship Hall for a co-op meal.
Seven women of Drake Avenue Christian Church, Disciples Women of Christ, met at 12 pm Sept 26 at Fellowship Hall for a co-op meal.
It's the largest congregation in the Disciples of Christ denomination.
As part and parcel of the Christian life, the disciple of Jesus Christ participates upon baptism in a real and tangible way in the threefold office of the Son of God.
First Presbyterian Church will present a dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci's painting of Christ's last supper with his disciples during a Maundy Thursday Communion service on Thursday at 8 pm in the sanctuary of the church at 1101 E Ash.
And Edna Capps Littell, she was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ and Order of Eastern Star in Dexter and the Frisco Extension Club.
Gary and Janet (Malone) Richardson were married June 30, 1962 at The Olathe Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Olathe, Kan.
In the biblical account of the Ascension the disciples are finally recognizing and relating to the risen Christ.
My tradition, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), has staked its identity on the weekly celebration of the Lord's Supper.
CROSSVILLE — BBFI-Disciples of Christ Karate Club recently held a belt promotion ceremony for its students.
Back in Bonner Springs on Monday night, during Nutter 's visitation at First Christian Disciples of Christ Church, one could hear an echo upon bringing up that story.
"Humpty Dumpty is Missing," a one-act comedy caper blending fairy tales, nursery rhymes and Scriptural truth, will be performed next month in Rockwood First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 328 W Rockwood St.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 pm at St James Disciples of Christ Church of LaGrange, with elder John E Ruffin officiating.
The purpose of MPC is to glorify God and to help people become fully-committed, joyful disciples of Jesus Christ.
As followers of Christ, we are instructed to go and make disciples of all nations.
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