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Definition of Disciples of Christ

Disciples of Christ
Disciple Dis*ci"ple, n. [OE. disciple, deciple, OF. disciple, fr. L. discipulus, fr. discere to learn (akin to docere to teach; see Docile) + prob. a root meaning to turn or drive, as in L. pellere to drive (see Pulse).] One who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher; an adherent in doctrine; as, the disciples of Plato; the disciples of our Savior. The disciples, or The twelve disciples, the twelve selected companions of Jesus; -- also called the apostles. Disciples of Christ. See Christian, n., 3, and Campbellite. Syn: Learner; scholar; pupil; follower; adherent.
Disciples of Christ
Christian Chris"tian, n. [L. christianus, Gr. ?; cf. AS. cristen. See Christ.] 1. One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe, in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him; especially, one whose inward and outward life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. --Acts xi. 26. 2. One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system. 3. (Eccl.) (a) One of a Christian denomination which rejects human creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names. They are congregational in church government, and baptize by immersion. They are also called Disciples of Christ, and Campbellites. (b) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative rule of faith and practice. Note: In this sense, often pronounced, but not by the members of the sects, kr[=i]s"chan.

Meaning of Disciples of Christ from wikipedia

- The Disciples of Christ, The Disciples, or the D.O.C.. The Christian Church was a charter parti****nt in the formation of the World Council of Churches...
- "would-be disciples" in the Lexington Church of Christ. He asked them to "redefine their commitment to Christ," and introduced the use of discipling partners...
- (also known as the Twelve Disciples or simply the Twelve), were the primary disciples of Jesus. During the life and ministry of Jesus in the 1st century...
- the "Churches of Christ." The Disciples were by far the larger of the two groups at the time. Generally speaking, the Disciples of Christ congregations...
- Disciples is a common word for people who followed Jesus Christ during his lifetime, particularly the Twelve Disciples or the Seventy Disciples. In modern...
- formal fellowships, such as the "Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)" or the "Churches of Christ". The congregations discussed in this article, however...
- Ukiah Bakersfield Fresno Sacramento Santa Rosa The Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ, commonly shortened to Peoples Temple, was an American new religious...
- The Community of Disciples of Christ was founded in the Equatorial region of the Disciples of Christ Congo Mission. This work begun in 1897. The Congo...
- The Disciples of Christ (Campbell Movement) were a group arising during the Second Great Awakening of the early 19th century. The most prominent leaders...
- Disciples of Christ Historical Society is the official archives for congregations of the Stone-Campbell tradition, also known as the Restoration Movement...
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