The Disciples Of The New Testament Essay

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Disciples The twelve disciples walked with Jesus and were with Him throughout His ministry. They experienced firsthand everything that Jesus did throughout His time here on earth. A few of the disciples wrote books of the Bible in the New Testament. The twelve disciples were Peter, his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, Jude, also called Thaddeus, and Judas Iscariot. Andrew, Peter’s brother, was a fisherman from Bethsaida and Capernaum. Before he was called by Jesus he was a disciple of John the Baptist. He then brought his Peter to Jesus as said in John 1:40-42 when it states “One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, “We have found the Messiah” (which is translated, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus” (NKJV). Andrew was a very content and humble man who desired to bring many to Christ. He was martyred by Governor Aepeas because Andrew had converted Aepeas’ wife and brother to Christianity so he had Andrew executed. Andrew was sentenced to be crucified, but did not want to be crucified like Jesus because he felt that he was unworthy so he begged to be crucified differently and his request was granted and he was crucified on an “x” shaped cross ("Who Were the 12 Disciples?"). Bartholomew was from Cana of Galilee. He study the Scriptures deeply as well as prophetic law. After Christ left…

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