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Definition someone who believes and helps to spread the teachings of another
  • She was his favorite student and disciple.
disciple = someone who believes and helps to spread the teachings of another
  • She was a disciple of Gandhi.
  • an anarchic disciple of Nietzsche
  • The preacher said Moses was a disciple.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • disciple = someone who believes and helps to spread the teachings of another
  • He said that because Jesus picked the Disciples, you were supposed to like them.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • disciples = the 12 men Jesus chose to spread his teachings
  • When the disciples asked Jesus who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, Jesus called a little boy from the crowd and had him stand among them as an example.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • disciples = people he picked to learn and spread his teachings
  • He was on His way to attend a gathering of disciples.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • With the help of those cruel disciples, Galbatorix threw down the Riders; killed their leader, Vrael; and declared himself king over Alagaesia.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • God bless the orator, philanthropist, and disciple of the Great Master—who, if he were on earth, would be doing the same work—Booker T. Washington.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • It broke upon her at length as a great pain that her last old disciple was about to forsake her and flee.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Not individuals but institutions are the enemies, and they most afflict the disciples who the most generously serve them.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • He was a disciple of my father's.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • But my home in Steventon was in the family of a clergyman, who was a true disciple of Jesus.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • But on the other hand it is dangerous to take such men as Tolstoy at their disciples' valuation.
    George Orwell  --  Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool
  • But Parmenides' disciple, Zeno, proved through a series of paradoxes that any perception of motion and change is illusory.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Peter's faith in God was so steadfast that Jesus called Peter "the rock"-the unwavering disciple on whose shoulders Jesus would build his church.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • There was an old philosopher caught by his disciple behind the Stoa with a woman, and he said, 'Mock not!
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Jesus said all the authority was given to Him, and He told us to go preach the gospel and make disciples of all the people we baptize.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • As His disciple I adopt His pure, His merciful, His benignant doctrines.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Deborah called Gary The Disciple because he had a habit of channeling the Lord in the middle of a conversation.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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