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 Post subject: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:19 pm 
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During Jesus time to and right after his death he had twelve(reduced to 11) in the old world and within a short time twelve more in the new world.

Twenty three/four at the time and maybe a few more if First Presidencies were there as they are today.(should be since it is the same yesterday, today and forever)

So, Twelve is not enough? Jesus made twenty four. Why is twelve enough now? The old guys in Salt Lake City don't travel and bless the world much so having an extra twelve to spread things out would make sense.

Why not "The Chosen Twenty Four" rather than "The Chosen Twelve"?

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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:01 am 
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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:11 pm 
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I wonder if Jews ask a similar question: How come more than 1 temple?

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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:40 pm 
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With bc rationale Jesus chose 24, not twelve. Why doesn't lds-inc follow his lead?

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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:18 pm 
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zeezrom wrote:
I wonder if Jews ask a similar question: How come more than 1 temple?


Concerning the duplicate mini-Temple they built in Egypt not sure why they would ask this.

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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:59 pm 
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No satellite communications or even a transatlantic cable.

Why no resurrected appearance and another 12 in Australia, among the aborigines?

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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
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Why no resurrected appearance and another 12 in Australia, among the aborigines?

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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:17 am 
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The Nehor wrote:
zeezrom wrote:
I wonder if Jews ask a similar question: How come more than 1 temple?


Concerning the duplicate mini-Temple they built in Egypt not sure why they would ask this.


They did, and almost all Jews summarily rejected said temple.

How many Jews outside the geographic area of that breakaway temple visited it? Paid the temple tax to it? Planned on making pilgrimage to it? How many in Egypt (where said temple was) went to it vs. those who left Egypt to go to the Jerusalem temple?


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 Post subject: Re: How come 24 Apostles?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:21 am 
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No satellite communications or even a transatlantic cable.


Who needs that when you have the Holy Spirit?

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