Twelve: disciples and apostles
Read Online

Twelve: disciples and apostles a study in the theology of the first three Gospels. by SeaМЃn Freyne

  • 141 Want to read
  • ·
  • 47 Currently reading

Published by Sheed & Ward in London, Sydney .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Theology.,
  • Apostles -- Biblical teaching.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesSheed & Ward stagbooks
LC ClassificationsBS2555.2 .F7
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5677094M
ISBN 10072200527X
LC Control Number68141490

Download Twelve: disciples and apostles


  For starters, let’s take a look at the four lists of apostles. The four lists of the 12 apostles. Four passages in the Bible give us the names of the apostles: Matthew , Mark , Luke , and Acts Mark lists the twelve as follows: Simon Peter, James the son Zebedee, John the brother James, Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Cananaean, and Judas Iscariot. Matthew –4 and Luke –16 contain similar lists of .   I have always wondered what happened to each of the 12 apostles. After 37 years of research and numerous trips to both Europe and the Holy Land, Mr. McBirnie, has written an in-depth and well researched book on the years of each apostle after the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ/5. While Jesus attracted a large following, the term disciple is commonly used to refer specifically to the twelve apostles. In addition, the gospels and the Book of Acts refer to varying numbers of disciples that range between 70 and to a "growing multitude".

[Jesus] called his disciples, and chose from them twelve, whom he named apostles. (Lk ) “You are those who have continued with me in my trials; as my Father appointed a kingdom for me, so do I appoint for you that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.”.   There he is credited with writing the last book of the New Testament--the Revelation. An early Latin tradition has him escaping unhurt after being cast into boiling oil at Rome. Influence of the Apostles Today. The names of Jesus' apostles have become .   Question: "What is the difference between a disciple and apostle?" Answer: Every apostle was a disciple, but not every disciple was an apostle. Every person who believes in Jesus is called His disciple. Matthew –20 records Jesus saying, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching . The Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ Tune of "Bringing in the Sheaves" There were Twelve Disciples Jesus called to help him. Simon Peter, Andrew, James, his brother John, Phillip, Thomas, Matthew, James the son of Alpheus, Thaddeus, Simon, Judas, and Bartholomew. Jesus calls us, File Size: 2MB.

  The twelve disciples are generally referred to as disciples during the time when Jesus walked the Earth and they are referred to as apostles after Jesus ascension. Names Of The 12 Disciples. The twelve disciples are known as: Simon (known as Peter) Andrew (Peter’s brother) James (son of Zebedee) John (James’ brother) Phillip; Bartholomew Reviews:   The twelve disciples/apostles were ordinary men whom God used in an extraordinary manner. Among the twelve were fishermen, a tax collector, and a revolutionary. The Gospels record the constant failings, struggles, and doubts of these twelve men who followed Jesus Christ.   The Twelve Disciples pamphlet offers a close-up look at the twelve ordinary men whom Jesus trained to care for his church: Peter, James (son of Zebedee), Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), John, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot. This quick-reference pamphlet presents the life and ministry of /5(). As the author states, the book is more than a mere search for bones; rather, it is an honest attempt to determine the fate of the twelve apostles (as well as other persons whom the gospels and the Book of Acts mention). In each case, the author examines prevailing traditions and (if /5().