Background on the apostles for Acts’ readings…

The following information is from Theopedia.com, An Encyclopedia of Biblical Christianity: The word apostle (Greek apostolos) is a common term for someone sent forth or sent out, as an emissary. In the formal Christian sense, it is the title attributed to the Apostlesof Jesus Christ. As the Bible says, “And when day came, he called his disciples and chose from them twelve, … More Background on the apostles for Acts’ readings…