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25 Bible Verses about the Apostles

25 Bible Verses about the Apostles

25 Bible Verses about the Apostles, List Verse and Description

25 Bible Verses about the Apostles

  1. Matthew 10:2 – “Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother” – This verse lists the names of the twelve apostles.
  2. Matthew 28:19 – “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” – This verse gives the Great Commission to the apostles.
  3. Acts 1:8 – “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth” – This verse speaks to the apostles regarding their mission to spread the Word to all parts of the world.
  4. Acts 2:1-4 – “When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire distributing themselves, and they rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance” – This verse talks about the coming of the Holy Spirit to the apostles at Pentecost.
  5. Acts 4:32 – “And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them” – This verse speaks to the unity among the apostles.
  6. Acts 6:2 – “So the twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples and said, ‘It is not desirable that we should leave the word of God and serve tables’” – This verse talks about the apostles being devoted to ministry and not distracted by other tasks.
  7. Acts 8:14 – “Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ mission to spread the gospel.
  8. Acts 10:41 – “Not to all the people, but to witnesses who were chosen beforehand by God, that is, to us who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ unique experience of being with Jesus after his resurrection.
  9. Acts 11:1 – “Now the apostles and brethren who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ mission to bring the gospel to the Gentiles.
  10. Acts 13:2 – “As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, ‘Now separate to Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them’” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ mission to spread the gospel.
  11. Acts 15:7-9 – “After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them: ‘Men and brethren, you know that a good while ago God chose among us, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel and believe’. So God, who knows the heart, acknowledged them by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He did to us” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ mission to bring the gospel to the Gentiles.
  12. Acts 15:22-23 – “Then it seemed good to the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them to send to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas – Judas called Barsabas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ mission to spread the gospel.
  13. Acts 16:4 – “And as they went through the cities, they delivered to them the decrees to keep, which were determined by the apostles and elders at Jerusalem” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ authority as leaders in the early church.
  14. Romans 16:7 – “Greet Andronicus and Junia, my countrymen and my fellow prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ status as witnesses of Christ.
  15. 1 Corinthians 15:5-7 – “And that He was seen by Cephas, then by the twelve. After that He was seen by over five hundred brethren at once, of whom the greater part remain to the present, but some have fallen asleep” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ experience of seeing Christ after His resurrection.
  16. Galatians 1:17-18 – “Nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went to Arabia, and returned again to Damascus. Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to become acquainted with Cephas, and remained with him fifteen days” – This verse speaks to Paul’s experience of meeting the other apostles.
  17. Ephesians 2:20 – “having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the chief cornerstone” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ foundational role in the church.
  18. 2 Timothy 1:11 – “For this gospel I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher” – This verse speaks to Paul’s experience as an apostle.
  19. 2 Peter 1:16 – “For we did not follow cunningly devised fables when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ experience of seeing Christ in His glory.
  20. 1 John 1:1-3 – “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of life – the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ experience of seeing Jesus in the flesh.
  21. Revelation 21:14 – “Now the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ importance in the new Jerusalem.
  22. Revelation 21:17-18 – “The city is laid out as a square; its length is as great as its breadth. And he measured the city with the reed: twelve thousand furlongs. Its length, breadth, and height are equal. Then he measured its wall: one hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of an angel” – This verse speaks to the symbolism of the twelve apostles in the new Jerusalem.
  23. Revelation 22:16 – “I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ experience of seeing Jesus in His glory.
  24. 2 Thessalonians 3:6 – “Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition which he received from us” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ authority in the early church.
  25. James 1:1 – “James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings” – This verse speaks to the apostles’ mission to bring the gospel to the Jews.

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