Terms in this set ( 14 ) Simon. also called Peter. Andrew. Peter’s brother. James. son of Zebedee. John. James(Zebedee)’s brother. Philip. from Bethsaida. Bartholomew. one of the disciples . Thomas. called “Doubting Thomas” Matthew. the tax collector.
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 the Bible, Jesus Christ names 12 apostles to spread his gospel, and the early Christian church owes its rapid rise to their missionary zeal.
So we have five. Andrew , John , Simon Peter , Philip , and Nathanael . These are the first five disciples. They are also apostles.
In Luke 6: 13 it is stated that Jesus chose 12 from his disciples “whom he named apostles ,” and in Mark 6:30 the Twelve are called Apostles when mention is made of their return from the mission of preaching and healing on which Jesus had sent them.
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.
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.
Did the disciples write the Bible ? No. The Old Testament was written and compiled at least two hundred years before the time of the disciples . The disciples did not even have any influence on the New Testament , almost as if they might never even have existed.
Unity believes the 12 apostles are the team that Jesus brought together to tell the world about our inherent divine nature, called the Christ within. The 12 apostles represent the 12 fundamental aspects or faculties that embody our divine nature.
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 .
Paul is often referred to as an apostle because in the narrative of Acts, he was directly taught and commissioned by a vision of Christ (Acts 9:4–9) during his journey to Damascus. The commissioning of the Twelve Apostles during the ministry of Jesus is recorded in the Synoptic Gospels.
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
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”.
They show when the passage is taken in context (Luke 22:36-38), Jesus is also aware of fulfilling prophecy and makes a surprising statement that two swords are “enough.” He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you don’t have a sword , sell your cloak and buy one.