Other Names for the Disciples of Jesus Christ

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The Scriptures use a variety of names when describing disciples of Jesus Christ.  Here are some of them, with either a link to a post on the subject, or at least verse depicting its usage.

By being true disciples (John 8:31, 32) we find our way into all these identities: their respective responsibilities and benefits.

believers

beloved

(the) body of Christ

bond-servants  –  Acts 4:29

brethren  (Brothers, Brotherhood, Brethren)

bride

brotherhood  (Brothers, Brotherhood, Brethren)

brothers  (Brothers, Brotherhood, Brethren)

called

children

chosen, choice, elect…

circumcision (see also Jews)

Christians

(the) church

disciples

faithful

flock of God  –  Related post:  Caring for the Flock

friends of God

godly ones

heirs

holy ones  –  (see “saints” below)

house

household

humble  –  Psalm 34:2

Israel (sons of Israel)

Israelites (sons of Israel)

Jews  –  (see also Circumcision)

lambs  –  Related post:  Caring for the Flock

light (lights)

lovers of God (including “Theophilus”)

majestic ones  –  Psalm 16:3

people of God

pillar and support of the truth  –  1 Timothy 3:15

possession

redeemed

remnant

saints  –  (including “holy ones”)  –  Related post:  Ministry to the Saints

servants

sheep  –  Related post:  Caring for the Flock

sons of God

sons of Israel

stones

temple of God  –  2 Corinthians 6:16

Theophilus (see “lovers of God” above)

treasure

those who fear God and do His will  –  John 9:31

those who fear God and do what is right  –  Acts 10:35

those who fear the Lord  –  Malachi 3:16

those who hunger and thirst for righteousness  –  Matthew 5:6

worshipers

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