Who were Jesus Disciples
Who were Jesus' Disciples?
Who were Jesus’ disciples? What role did they play? Why were they chosen if they were just common men of that day?
Acts 4:13-14 says, “When they [the authorities] saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. But since they could see the man who had been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could say.”
Who were Jesus' disciples – What part did they play in Jesus’ ministry?
Peter was present at several biblical events including the transfiguration and Gethsemane. He was the disciple who denied Jesus three times. He was also the first to preach the Gospel, first to perform a miracle, first to speak before the Sanhedrin, and the first to preach to the Gentiles.
Andrew told Jesus of the Greeks who wanted to see Him.
James was at the transfiguration and Gethsemane. Jesus called him a “Son of Thunder.”
John was at the transfiguration and Gethsemane. He was called a “Son of Thunder” and the disciple Jesus loved. He was a companion of Peter and cared for Jesus’ mother Mary. He was a later a leader in the church at Jerusalem.
Philip brought word to Jesus of Greeks who wished to see Him.
Bartholomew was seen by Jesus under a fig tree.
Thomas doubted Jesus resurrection.
Matthew held a feast for Jesus in his house.
James, Judas (not Iscariot), and Simon the Zealot are not spoken on in detail.
Judas Iscariot was the disciple who betrayed Christ. He was called a devil by Jesus.
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