Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

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[Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
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The same Bible - now in the New Testament - also tells us that Jesus every now and again disappeared from his 12 disciples to go and pray in solitude so as to know more clearly how to advance their message of salvation.
An inspirational, sometimes humorous, "contemporized" version of the last hour of The Last Supper, which connects the 12 Disciples' reflections of experience with the "Teacher." $15 for adults, $10 for ages 65 and older and military, $5 for students in advance; $20/$15/$5 at the door.
One of the 12 disciples -- the one named Judas Iscariot -- went to the chief priests and asked, "What will you give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They counted out 30 silver coins and gave them to him.
A new series of Pop Life TV, 'Pope' goes through the twists and turns of the spiritual leader's journey, from the time of Jesus and his 12 disciples, to the massive and global Catholic church we now know.
But that's exactly what Jesus told His 12 disciples to do when He sent them out on their first mission to preach and heal.
He was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus and was called, along with his brother Peter, to follow him, according to the Bible.
More then 90 kids attended each day of the week-long event, which was centred around the theme of the 12 disciples.
Instead, he chose only 12 disciples to help Him in spreading the Gospel.
Among the 12 disciples of Jesus, perhaps none has inspired more magnificent art (as well as political upheaval) than Saint James the Greater.
The row was triggered a few days ago when bishop Geevarghese Mar Coorlios of the Jacobite Syrian Church opined that St Thomas, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ, had not visited Kerala, and neither did he convert upper caste Hindus to Christianity.
It is believed that Jesus, a Jew, arrived in Jerusalem to celebrate Passover with his 12 disciples. At the Passover meal (the Last Supper), Jesus predicts his death at the hands of one of his disciples.
The Easter week, also known as Holy Week, and includes Maundy Thursday, which marks the Last Supper Jesus had with his 12 disciples.