The Jesus Desciples
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The Desciple Peter
The Desciple Peter (AKA Simon Peter) was the son of Zebedee and
Salome and the brother of James, another of the Twelve Desciples.
Simon was called "Rock" (Peter) by Jesus. Peter was the leader
of the Desciples, after Jesus' ascension. Peter was a married
fisherman who worked with his brother Andrew in Capernaum,
fishing in the Sea of Galilee.
The Desciple Andrew
The Desciple Andrew was Simon Peter's brother. Before Andrew met
Jesus, he had been a disciple of John the Baptist and he
introduced Peter to Jesus.
The Desciple James
The Desciple James was the son of Zebedee and the older brother
of John the Desciple. James was a fisherman
James and John were called "Sons of Thunder" by Jesus.
The Desciple John
The Desciple John along with Andrew had been disciples of John
the Baptist. James and John were called "Sons of Thunder" by
Jesus. John was the "beloved disciple" who sat next to Jesus
during the Last Supper.
The Desciple Philip
The Desciple Philip became the sixth disciple of Jesus and
introduced Bartholomew to Jesus. Philip went to Samaria where he
preached and performed miracles.
The Desciple Bartholomew (also known as Nathanael) and is
believed to have preached the gospel in Armenia, India,
Mesopotania, Persia and Phrygia.
The Desciple Thomas
The Desciple Thomas (also known as Didymus) from where the term
'Doubting Thomas' is derived because he did not believe in the
resurrection and that Jesus had appeared to the other disciples.
The Desciple Matthew
The Desciple Matthew was formerly a tax collector at Capernaum.
Matthew wrote the first book of the New Testament.
The Desciple James
(the son of Alphaeus)
The Desciple James (the son of Alphaeus) was also called "James
the Less" and "James the Younger" who wrote the epistle of
Jude Thaddaeus (also known as Judas, or Jude, the brother of James)
The Desciple Jude Thaddaeus (also known as Judas the brother of
The Desciple Simon
The Desciple Simon was called "the Zealot" was given the
authority to cast out unclean spirits and to heal the sick.
The Desciple Judas
The Desciple Judas Iscariot was called "the Twin". Judas betrayed
Jesus for 30 pieces of silver. During the Last Supper, Jesus
foretold of the betrayal by Judas. He betrayed Jesus in the
Garden of Gethsemane.
The Desciple Matthias
The Desciple Matthias was chosen to become the 12th Desciple after
the death of Judas Iscariot.
The Jesus Desciples are detailed
in the New Testament of the Holy Bible in the following books:
The four Gospels -
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
The Acts of the
- a history of the early Christian Church
- The Epistles -
letters of instruction and doctrine by Peter, Paul, John and
others to the early, newly established churches
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