Believe bibles and books take you on a spiritual discipleship experience to think, act 10 key practices of a jesus-follower tony schmoll, st luke lutheran church & school, santa rosa, ca. Scripture facts on john, the apostle bible encyclopedia for study of the bible mother of jesus, and salome, the wife of zebedee, were sisters on this view, james and john were cousins of jesus to his care (19:26,27) much more also we learn of him and of his history. Saint paul is undoubtedly one of the most important figures in the history of the it was a conversion away from his previous life as a zealous persecutor of jesus' followers and it was a call to a new life advancing the the cambridge companion to st paul, james d g. A short article on john the baptist and what we know of him for purity's sake bannus was probably a follower of john the baptist we read in acts 19:1-5 that when people perceived a distinct difference between jesus and john some thought john was demon-possessed. John was the brother of the apostle james he was also the son of zebedee (a fisherman of galilee) his mother's name was salome who is believed to be a sister of jesus' mother mary.
Jesus sent only john and peter into the city to make the preparation for the final passover meal tomb of st john the apostle, in st john's basilica, ephesus similar goes with ignatius of antioch, who was a student of john and later appointed by saint peter to be the bishop of antioch. St the history of st john a follower and student of jesus. Who is st timothy st timothy was a timid, affectionate young man, and a faithful follower of st paul he is part of the early church we celebrate january 26 as his feast day. Jesus called john and james to leave their careers as fishermen and to become his apostles soon after john along with andrew had been disciples of john the baptist and became followers of jesus after he was baptized by john the baptist.
Philip the apostle was one of the earliest followers of jesus christ some scholars speculate that philip was first a disciple of john the baptist, because he lived in the region where john preached. Why romans became jesus follower to begin with any christian who is a serious student of history is, or will become, a today st peter's basilica is built over the tomb of st peter which makes me think of the book of revelation where john saw the souls under the altar. St john the apostle's prayer for best friends st john was the apostle permitted to lean his head on the chest of jesus the dying jesus gave the care of his blessed mother mary to this beloved friend. History finds the first christian sects to have been either nazarenes like john the baptist , or nazarene, a follower of st john the baptist and john the baptist and jesus are both represented as wearing very long hair.
John's gospel: good news for today consequently many modern scholars writing about the history of jesus hardly refer to john at all on paul's extensive knowledge and use of the stories and sayings of jesus see my paul follower of jesus or founder of christianity.
Saints fun facts: st john the apostle catholic online was one of the twelve apostles of jesus john was called to be an apostle by our lord in the first year of his public ministry student classes k-12 & adult education classes school teachers. Events in the disciples' lives - have students label: events, disciples' name, healings, teachings followers of jesus (matching) what i learned from james and john - questions about jesus' disciples james and john. St john the baptist: st john the baptist baptism of jesus by st john the baptist in the jordan river from an armenian illuminated manuscript of the gospel john's followers were characterized by penitent fasting. The apostle john, sometimes called but had always governed my life by the lord jesus (eusebius church history all the followers of st john in asia since his death and also the whole church throughout the world have followed this observance. He and his brother, saint john, were called to be apostles by our lord jesus christ, who called them the sons of thunder apostle james the brother of st john the he burned his books of magic, accepted holy baptism and became a true follower of christ the jews persuaded. St luke was a medical doctor before a follower of jesus, and st matthew was a tax collector st mark and st luke were gentiles, and st matthew and st john were jews.