The 12 apostles

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The following biographical information about the 12 original disciples of Jesus uses the New Testament accounts along with the most respected legends and traditions.

According to tradition he wrote the Epistle of James, preached The 12 apostles Palestine and Egypt and was crucified in Egypt. The tax collectors were hated not on religious grounds only but because most of them were notoriously unjust. Jerome called Jude "Trinomious" which means "a man with three names.

Twelve Apostles

Replacement of Judas[ edit ] Main article: He and his brother, James, came from a more well-to-do family than the rest of the 12 Apostles. He was one who would very much like to do something for others, but who did not see how it could be done.

Thomas appeared in the raising of Lazarus John It is he who asked how often he must forgive. In the New Testament records John Peter requested that he might be crucified head downward for he was not worthy to die as his Lord had died.

The Zealots were fanatical Jewish Nationalists who had heroic disregard for the suffering involved and the struggle for what they regarded as the purity of their faith. He was a man of courage and forgiveness, a man without jealousy, living in the shadow of John, a man of extraordinary faith.

Jude went from there to preach the Gospel in other places.

Who were the 12 disciples?

By character he was an intense and violent Nationalist with the dream of world power and domination by the Chosen People.

Jerome called Jude "Trinomious" which means "a man with three names. His surname was Thaddeus. He was a married man 1 Corinthians 9: The Greek meaning of Simon is rock.

Twelve Apostles

He was a Judean and the rest of the disciples were Galileans. However in the other two places he is called Simon Zelotes Luke 6: His main purpose in life was to bring others to the master.

Who were the 12 disciples?

It is he who inquired about the reward for all of those who follow Jesus. Albright and Mann extrapolate from Simon's and Andrew's abandonment of their nets that Matthew is emphasizing the importance of renunciation by converting to Christianity, since fishing was profitable, although required large start-up costs, and abandoning everything would have been an important sacrifice.

It is said that an attempt was made on his life by giving him a chalice of poison from which God spared him.The Gospel of Matthew lists the 12 apostles in the following order: Simon (whom Jesus later renamed "Peter"), Andrew, James (the son of Zeb'edee), John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James (the son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon and Judas Iscariot.

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There are eight Apostles left, the ninth having collapsed dramatically in July The name remains significant LGA: Shire of Corangamite. In Revelation we are told that the twelve foundations of the wall of the New Jerusalem will have in them the names of the twelve disciples/apostles.

It is evident, therefore, that God attaches great importance to these 12 men.

What Are the Names of the 12 Disciples of Jesus?

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The 12 disciples/apostles of Jesus were the foundation stones of His church, several even wrote portions of the Bible. In Revelation we are told that the twelve foundations of the wall of the New Jerusalem will have in them the names of the twelve disciples/apostles.

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is the second-highest governing body in the Church (the First Presidency being the highest).

Apostles are special witnesses of Jesus Christ, called to teach and testify of Him throughout the world.

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