Apostles are foundational ministries. They plant churches and they also establish New Testament local churches on the sure foundation, Christ Jesus (1 Corinthians 3:9-16; 1. Apostles are foundational ministries. They plant churches and they also establish New Testament local churches on the sure foundation, Christ Jesus (1 Corinthians 3:9-16;
Apostles are preachers and teachers of the Word of God. Apostolic preaching comes with more insight and illumination relative to the Scriptures (1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11).
Apostles manifest signs and wonders, healing, deliverance, and miracles (2 Corinthians
Apostles have the authority to ordain and appoint ministry gifts such as elders and deacons (Acts 6:1-6; 14:23; 1 Timothy 1:18; 4:14).
Apostles are gifted for impartation, especially for the fullness of the Holy Spirit (Acts 8:14-18;10:1-16;19:1-6).
Apostles choose leaders and send them to help churches or help believers in the marketplace (Philippians 2:19-25; Titus 3:12; 1 Thessalonians 3:1-2).
Apostles have authority to be involved in church judgments and disciplines (Acts 5:1-11; 13:11; 1 Corinthians 4:21; 5:1-13).
Apostles have vision for the whole body of Christ (Ephesians 3:1-9; 4:1-16). Local churches and believers may either accept or reject apostles to their gain or loss (Revelation 2:1-6).
Apostles will especially care for the churches they founded (2 Corinthians 11:28; 1 Corinthians 9:1-2; 7:17; 11:34).
Apostles are fathers and not just teachers (1 Corinthians 4:15). Fathers birth, protect, train, and provide.
Apostles have a kingdom message and emphasis (Matthew 10:7).
Apostles have been entrusted with the ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18-22). They restore people to God’s favor.
Apostles will perfect the Saints Movement in the last days (Ephesians 4:11,12; John 14:12). Saints will be activated to operate in preaching, teaching, healings, miracles, deliverance, and prophecy.
Apostles restore which was built by David (Acts 15:16). One of the major characteristics of this tabernacle is prophetic worship.
Apostles have a grace and an anointing for finances (Acts 4:34-37; Philippians 4:14-19).
Apostles upgrade and bring believers into present truth (Acts 19:1-9; 1 Peter 1:12).
Apostles protect the believers from grievous wolves and false teachers (Acts 20:28-30).