fbpx
Skip to content

15 Unique Facts about the Apostles

15 Unique Facts about the Apostles

15 Unique Facts about the Apostles

15 Unique Facts about the Apostles

  1. The original twelve apostles were all Jewish men from Galilee , and were Jesus’s closest followers (Matthew 10:2).
  2. The only apostle not martyred was John, who died of old age (John 21:23-24).
  3. Judas Iscariot was the one who betrayed Jesus (Matthew 26:47-50).
  4. Matthias was chosen to replace Judas as the twelfth apostle (Acts 1:15-26).
  5. All of the apostles, except Judas, died as martyrs for their faith in Jesus Christ (Acts 12:2).
  6. Peter was the leader of the apostles and was the first to recognize Jesus as the Christ (Matthew 16:16).
  7. Andrew was the first apostle called by Jesus (John 1:35-42).
  8. James the Great was the first apostle to be martyred (Acts 12:2).
  9. Thomas was the apostle who doubted Jesus’s resurrection (John 20:24-29).
  10. Philip was the apostle who asked Jesus to show them the Father (John 14:8-9).
  11. Bartholomew was the apostle who was flogged by the Jews for believing in Jesus (Acts 5:40).
  12. Matthew was the apostle who wrote the Gospel of Matthew (Matthew 10:2-3).
  13. James the Less was the brother of Jesus and an apostle (Mark 15:40).
  14. Simon the Zealot was the apostle who was a former member of a political party (Luke 6:15).
  15. Judas, the son of James, was the apostle who was also known as Thaddaeus (Luke 6:16).

Author

  • Greg Gaines

    Father / Grandfather / Minister / Missionary / Deacon / Elder / Author / Digital Missionary / Foster Parents / Welcome to our Family https://jesusleadershiptraining.com/about-us/

Spread the Gospel