Theory 1: He died “peacefully at Edessa,” which is now somewhere in modern-day Turkey. Theory 2: This Catholic website also alleged Simon the Zealot died in Edessa, but was crucified. Theory 3: He was a missionary in Africa, and then England, where he was crucified around 74 AD.
Andrew (Peter’s brother, also a fisherman) died on a cross at Patrae, in Achaia, a Grecian Colony. James (the elder son of Zebedee, brother of John) was beheaded at Jerusalem. Thaddeus (one of Jesus ‘ brothers, also called Jude) was shot to death with arrows.
Why did many of Jesus ‘ disciples leave him (according to John 6)? Answer: Because it had not been granted by the Father that they should come to Jesus . Key Verse: V65 And he said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.”
John the Apostle
|Saint John the Apostle|
|Died||c. AD 100 (aged 93–94) place unknown, probably Ephesus, Roman Empire|
|Venerated in||All Christian denominations which venerate saints Islam (named as one of the disciples of Jesus)|
|Feast||27 December (Roman Catholic, Anglican) 26 September (Orthodox)|
Mary Magdalene’s life after the Gospel accounts. According to Eastern tradition, she accompanied St. John the Apostle to Ephesus, where she died and was buried. John the Evangelist to Ephesus (near modern Selçuk, Turkey), where she died and was buried.
Saint Matthias , (flourished 1st century ad, Judaea; d. traditionally Colchis, Armenia; Western feast day February 24, Eastern feast day August 9), the disciple who, according to the biblical Acts of the Apostles 1:21–26, was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot after Judas betrayed Jesus .
John the Apostle John , who was both a witness and a teacher, “who reclined upon the bosom of the Lord”, and, being a priest, wore the sacerdotal plate. He fell asleep at Ephesus. Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430 AD) also believed that John was the Beloved Disciple , in his Tractates on the Gospel of John .
Following the arrest of Jesus , Peter denied knowing him three times , but after the third denial, heard the rooster crow and recalled the prediction as Jesus turned to look at him. Peter then began to cry bitterly. This final incident is known as the Repentance of Peter.
As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him.
No. John the Beloved was an eye-witness to the Crucifixion. See John 19:25-27 – “Now there stood by the cross of Jesus His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. This is one reason why I do not believe that “the disciple whom Jesus loved” was John, but rather Lazarus.
It means there is hope! All will die , but not all will experience the second death . This is because of Jesus and his atoning death for all who have trusted their lives to him. Paul writes that Jesus was raised from the dead to be the “first fruits” of the faithful. And, one day, be made like Jesus in his resurrection .
The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon , who is called Peter , and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee , and John his brother; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus ; Simon the Cananaean, and Judas Iscariot , who betrayed him.
The testimony of early Church leaders was that John the Apostle was the author of the Gospel of John. Irenaeus (c. A.D. 130–200), an early church father wrote: John, the disciple of the Lord, who leaned on his breast, also published the Gospel while living at Ephesus in Asia (Haer. 3.1.1; quoted in Eusebius Hist.
Originally Answered: Who were the two disciples of John the Baptist that followed Jesus? Those 2 disciples were mentioned in John 1 as Andrew and John. Andrew was mentioned by name.