Apostle Parmenas

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Parmenas''' was one of the  original seven deacons chosen by the [[Twelve Apostles]] to minister to the [[Church of Jerusalem]], according to the Acts of the Apostles. He was also one of the [[Seventy Apostles]] sent out by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke 10. After preaching for many years in Asia Minor, he settled down in Macedonia. Hippolytus says that Parmenas was the Bishop of Soli. He is thought to have died a martyr in Philippi, Macedonia in the year 98 AD, during the persecution of the Christians under the Roman Emperor Trajan.
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Parmenas''' was one of the  original seven [[deacon]]s chosen by the Twelve [[Apostles]] to minister to the [[Church of Jerusalem]], according to the [[Acts of the Apostles]]. He was also one of the Seventy Apostles sent out by [[Jesus]] in the [[Gospel of Luke]], chapter 10. After preaching for many years in Asia Minor, he settled down in Macedonia. Hippolytus says that Parmenas was the [[Bishop]] of Soli. He is thought to have died a [[martyr]] in Philippi, Macedonia, in the year 98 AD, during the persecution of the Christians under the Roman Emperor Trajan.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:04, August 9, 2005

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Parmenas was one of the original seven deacons chosen by the Twelve Apostles to minister to the Church of Jerusalem, according to the Acts of the Apostles. He was also one of the Seventy Apostles sent out by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke, chapter 10. After preaching for many years in Asia Minor, he settled down in Macedonia. Hippolytus says that Parmenas was the Bishop of Soli. He is thought to have died a martyr in Philippi, Macedonia, in the year 98 AD, during the persecution of the Christians under the Roman Emperor Trajan.

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