[ dih-sahy-puhl-ship ]
/ dɪˈsaɪ pəlˌʃɪp /
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the condition or situation of being a disciple, a follower, or a student of some philosophy, especially a follower of Christ:The priest was known for his lifelong discipleship to St. Thomas Aquinas.
the group of original followers of Christ in His lifetime:The key to Jesus' discipleship was his personal trust in his disciples.
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Words nearby discipleship
disc harrow, disci-, discifloral, disciple, disciples, discipleship, Disciples of Christ, disciplinable, disciplinant, disciplinarian, disciplinary
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How to use discipleship in a sentence
For these reasons, and because of its transforming influence, we denominated it the principle of discipleship.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
He put before them the terms of discipleship, as the Master put them to the eager scribe, and he did not make them easy.Black Rock|Ralph Connor
He brought discipleship to the test of hard sayings, and permitted the departure of those who could not accept them.Our Lady Saint Mary|J. G. H. Barry
Browning, it is true, shared the discipleship of the first two with Kingsley and Carlyle.
That the gospel does make these a condition of discipleship is plain to every mind.Bible Emblems|Edward E. Seelye