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 .
We can say that all apostles were disciples but all disciples are not apostles . Jesus chose twelve Disciples and this inner circle of men came to be known as Apostles who were entrusted to spread the message of Jesus throughout the world so that eventually there would be many Disciples .
In Christian tradition, the Four Evangelists are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, the authors attributed with the creation of the four Gospel accounts in the New Testament that bear the following titles: Gospel according to Matthew; Gospel according to Mark; Gospel according to Luke and Gospel according to John.
Luke writes that Jesus “called his disciples to him, and from them he chose twelve whom he also named apostles : Simon, whom he also named Peter, and Andrew his brother ; James and John; Philip and Bartholomew; Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the Zealot; Judas the son of James, and also
The Church Fathers identify him as John the Evangelist , John of Patmos , John the Elder and the Beloved Disciple , and testify that he outlived the remaining apostles and that he was the only one to die of natural causes.
When morning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles : Simon (whom he named Peter), his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called the Zealot, Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a
Mary Magdalene as Jesus’s wife.
Jesus ‘ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.
The seventy disciples or seventy-two disciples (known in the Eastern Christian traditions as the seventy[-two] apostles ) were early emissaries of Jesus mentioned in the Gospel of Luke. The names of the seventy: James, the son of Joseph. Simon the son of Cleopas. Cleopas, his father. Joses. Simon. Judah. Barnabas. Manaeus (?)
Its main images depict the symbols of the four Evangelists : Matthew is represented by the Man, Mark by the Lion, Luke by the Calf, and John by the Eagle.
The four authors of the Gospels – Matthew , Mark, Luke and John are known as the Evangelists. They are often represented with their attributes: the Angel for Saint Matthew , the Lion for Saint Mark , the Ox for Saint Luke and the Eagle for Saint John. Sometimes these symbols stand in for the Evangelists.
These books are called Matthew , Mark , Luke, and John because they were traditionally thought to have been written by Matthew , a disciple who was a tax collector; John , the “Beloved Disciple” mentioned in the Fourth Gospel; Mark , the secretary of the disciple Peter; and Luke , the traveling companion of Paul.
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.
New Testament accounts And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.
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.