While a disciple is a student, one who learns from a teacher, an apostle is sent to deliver those teachings to others. ” Apostle ” means messenger, he who is sent. An apostle is sent to deliver or spread those teachings to others. We can say that all apostles were disciples but all disciples are not apostles .
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 .
In the Bible, Jesus Christ names 12 apostles to spread his gospel, and the early Christian church owes its rapid rise to their missionary zeal.
Three of the Gospel writers agree that the first two disciples to follow Jesus were Simon (called Peter ) and his brother Andrew , although John tells a slightly different version of how Jesus called them then does Matthew or Mark.
Mary Magdalene as trusted disciple For its part, the Bible gave no hint that Mary Magdalene was Jesus’s wife . None of the four canonical gospels suggests that sort of relationship, even though they list the women who travel with Jesus and in some cases include their husbands’ names.
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
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
And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 20 They immediately left their nets and followed Him.
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.
James, brother of Jesus
|Born||Early 1st century|
|Died||69 AD or 62 AD Jerusalem|
|Venerated in||All Christian denominations|
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 .
Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus , a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was crucified c. AD 30–33 in Jerusalem in the Roman province of Judea.
Gospel of John Andrew , Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah”. Andrew is called the Protokletos or “first-called”.
The Sermon is the longest continuous discourse of Jesus found in the New Testament and has been one of the most widely quoted elements of the Canonical Gospels. It includes some of the best- known teachings of Jesus , such as the Beatitudes, and the widely recited Lord’s Prayer.
he asked. ‘Who do you say I am?’ Simon Peter answered: ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God. ‘