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  • Slide 1
  • Introducing Jesus Team
  • Slide 2
  • Peter & Andrew
  • Slide 3
  • Peter Cephas = rock Born in Bethsaida, lived in Capernaum with his wife Fisherman
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  • Peter Cephas = rock Born in Bethsaida, lived in Capernaum with his wife Fisherman Impulsive, brash, bold, born leader Part of the inner circle
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  • Peter Promised to never deny Jesus Cut off the ear of the high priests servant Denied Jesus three times Became the leader of the early church Gospel of Mark based on Peters testimony Crucified upside down Cephas = rock Born in Bethsaida, lived in Capernaum with his wife Fisherman Impulsive, brash, bold, born leader Part of the inner circle
  • Slide 7
  • Andrew Also born in Bethsaida, lived in Capernaum Brother of Peter Fisherman Originally a follower of John the Baptist Inquisitive, positive First to follow Jesus Brought Peter to Jesus Told Jesus of the boy with 5 loaves and 2 fish
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  • Andrew Preached in Greece, Asia Minor, and Russia Was crucified on an X-shaped cross Also born in Bethsaida, lived in Capernaum Brother of Peter Fisherman Originally a follower of John the Baptist Inquisitive, positive First to follow Jesus Brought Peter to Jesus Told Jesus of the boy with 5 loaves and 2 fish
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  • James & John
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  • James, son of Zebedee Fisherman with his father and brother, Johnfamily well off Fiery, short-tempered personality Jesus named him and John Sons of Thunder
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  • James, son of Zebedee Rebuked with John for requesting God to rain fire on a Samaritan village One of 3 disciples in the core group of disciples One of the pillars of the church in Jerusalem First of the disciples to be martyred--beheaded Before His death, he visited Spain to preach the Gospel Fisherman with his father and brother, Johnfamily well off Fiery, short-tempered personality Jesus named him and John Sons of Thunder
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  • John Fisherman with his father and his older brother, James The beloved disciple Along with Peter & James formed the inner circle Brash & aggressive John, along with his brother, asked to sit at Jesus right and left hand Was given responsibility to take care of Mary, Jesus mother
  • Slide 13
  • John Pastor of church in Ephesushad Mary with him Exiled to island of Patmos Wrote the Gospel of John, I, II, & III John, and Revelation John died in Ephesus around AD 100only disciple to die a natural death Fisherman with his father and his older brother, James The beloved disciple Along with Peter & James formed the inner circle Brash & aggressive John, along with his brother, asked to sit at Jesus right and left hand Was given responsibility to take care of Mary, Jesus mother
  • Slide 14
  • Philip & Bartholomew
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  • Philip Born in Bethsaida Well versed in scripture The third disciple Jesus called Practical, helpful Brought Bartholomew (Nathanael) to Jesus
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  • Philip Informed Jesus that several Greeks wanted to see Him Lived and preached in modern day Ukraine Also labored in what is modern day Turkey Healed the wife of the Roman proconsulshe became a Christian, he then ordered Philip to be put to death Was crucified on a cross Born in Bethsaida Well versed in scripture The third disciple Jesus called Practical, helpful Brought Bartholomew (Nathanael) to Jesus
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  • Bartholomew Also called Nathanael Born and/or raised in Cana of Galilee
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  • Bartholomew Also called Nathanael Born and/or raised in Cana of Galilee Friend of Philip, brought to Jesus by Philip Skeptical, Can anything good come out of Nazareth? Jesus said he was an honest man Nathanael said Jesus was the Son of God and King of Israel
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  • Bartholomew The Armenian church claims him as their founder Crucified in Armenia Also called Nathanael Born and/or raised in Cana of Galilee Friend of Philip, brought to Jesus by Philip Skeptical, Can anything good come out of Nazareth? Jesus said he was an honest man Nathanael said Jesus was the Son of God and King of Israel
  • Slide 21
  • Thomas & Matthew
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  • Thomas Didymus = the twin Doubtfulcalled Doubting Thomas Courageous encouraged disciples to go to Bethany in spite of danger Affirmed Jesus was Lord and God when saw Him after the resurrection Traveled to India and founded the Christian church there Was killed by a spear for his faith and was buried in India
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  • Matthew Levi, the son of Alphaeus From Capernaum Tax collector in Galilee,in the service of Herod collected duty on all the merchandise that was transported in and out of the area Considered to be a traitor Penitent and Hospitable invited Jesus to a dinner with him and his friends
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  • Matthew Wrote the Gospel of Matthewperhaps the best educated of the disciples Ministered to Persia, Macedonia, Syria, and Ethiopia Killed by an ax in Ethiopia Levi, the son of Alphaeus From Capernaum Tax collector in Galilee,in the service of Herod collected duty on all the merchandise that was transported in and out of the area Considered to be a traitor Penitent and Hospitable invited Jesus to a dinner with him and his friends
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  • James, son of Alphaeus & Thaddeus
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  • James, son of Alphaeus James, the Less Possible brother of Matthew Is often confused with James the brother of Jesus Was with the group in the upper room praying after Jesus ascensionso faithfully continued to follow Stoned and clubbed to death in Jerusalem
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  • Thaddaeus Also known as Judas the son of James, or Jude Name means beloved or dear to the heart Inquisitive Asked Jesus how he would reveal himself to his followers and not to the world May have authored the book of Jude Was crucified
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  • Simon the Zealot & Judas Iscariot
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  • Simon, the Zealot Was a zealot, fanatical opponents of the Romansmay have been the reason he followed Jesus in the first place Patriotic Loyal Passionate May have been a missionary to Persia and then in modern day Britain Crucified in Britain
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  • Judas Iscariot From Kerioth in Judea only disciple not from Galilee
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  • Judas Iscariot From Kerioth in Judea only disciple not from Galilee Treasurer for the group of disciples Greedy & deceitful As keeper of the moneybag, he oftentimes helped himself Criticized Mary for anointing Jesus with expensive perfume Betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver, felt remorse, threw the blood money in the temple and hanged himself

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