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    name 12 disciples of Jesus

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    We find the names of the 12 apostles in Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:14-19, and Luke 6:13-16:
    And when day came, he called his disciples and chose from them twelve, whom he named apostles: Simon, whom he named Peter, and Andrew his brother, and James and John, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called the Zealot, and Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor. (ESV)
    Jesus Christ selected 12 men from among his early followers to become his closest disciples. After an intensive discipleship course and following his resurrection from the dead, the Lord fully commissioned the apostles (Matthew 28:16-2, Mark 16:15) to advance God's kingdom and carry the gospel message to the world.

    These men became the pioneering leaders of the New Testament church, but they were not without faults and shortcomings. Interestingly, not one of the chosen 12 disciples was a scholar or rabbi. They had no extraordinary skills. Neither religious, nor refined, they were ordinary people, just like you and me.

    But God chose them for a purpose—to fan the flames of the gospel that would spread across the face of the earth and continue to burn down through the centuries. He selected and used each of these regular guys to carry out his exceptional plan.

    Take a few moments now to learn a lesson or two from the 12 apostles—men who helped ignite the light of truth that still dwells within our hearts today and calls us to come and follow Jesus Christ.

    1. Peter
    Apostle Peter Walks on Water
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    Without question, the Apostle Peter was a "duh"-ciple most of us can identify with. One minute he was walking on water by faith, and the next he was sinking in doubts. Impulsive and emotional, Peter is best known for denying Jesus when the pressure was on. Even so, as a disciple he was dearly loved by Christ, holding a special place among the twelve.

    Peter, often a spokesman for the twelve, stands out in the Gospels. Whenever the men are listed, Peter's name is first. He, James, and John formed the inner circle of Jesus' closest companions. These three alone were given the unique privilege of experiencing the transfiguration, along with a few other extraordinary revelations of Jesus.

    After the resurrection of Christ, Peter became a bold evangelist and missionary, and one of the greatest leaders of the early church. Passionate until the end, historians record that when Peter was sentenced to death by crucifixion, he requested that his head be turned toward the ground because he did not feel worthy to die in the same manner as his Savior. Discover why the life of Peter conveys great hope for us today.


    Nothing at all my feathered friend, I find answering these already answered questions rather refreshing.

    Scottish Brat!

    2 or 3 of them were Jesus's biological brothers.

    I'd have to check the bible for all of the names. Would just get caught up on the reading and forget the question.  I'd say pick up a bible and count the disciples............


    I didn't open it, sorry.......

    Your link is perfect. Even read some names I wasn't aware of. I bookmarked it!

    I'm just fishing for compliments. lol

    You're the greatest. I look forward to your comments!

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you very much!

    I only know 7 of them.. Happy, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Bashful and Doc. 


    Wrong book.

    Its a book??

    Moderator you've missed?

    vin, I was just gonna say that, but was afraid that some people might say I was sacrilegious. And i thot that God might get mad at me. LOL
    Can't resist- - how bout Donder, Commet,Blitzen, Cupid, Rudolph,Huey, Dewy, and Louie.

    I don't know of anyone that would say Jesus didn't have a sense of humor. Remember, when he walked the earth, he was human. I think Jesus laughed when he read that! :)

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