Full answer james the greater was the son of zebedee and the brother of the apostle john james was the first of the disciples to be martyred historians believe this happened in 44 ad. The disciple whom jesus loved is referred to, specifically, six times in john's gospel: it is this disciple who, while reclining beside jesus at the last supper, asks jesus who it is that will betray him, after being requested by peter to do so [jn 13:23-25. Polycarp would go on to disciple irenaeus and irenaeus would go on—now here’s a great name from the early church—he would go on to disciple hippolytus so there we have this great length through the first two centuries of the church’s life back to john. John’s is the only gospel that records jesus washing the disciples’ feet (john 13:4-16) jesus’ simple act of servanthood must have impacted john greatly by the time of the crucifixion, jesus had enough confidence in the young man to turn the care of his mother over to him, a charge john took very seriously.
John is the only one of the company generally thought to have died a natural death from old age he was the leader of the church in the ephesus area and is said to have taken care of mary the mother of jesus in his home. The twelve apostles, the twelve companions of jesus were known as the twelve followers, disciples or apostles a disciple is one who is learning under the leadership of another person (his teacher) however, the bible interpretation of disciple is beyond a mere learner it extends to being an. That book states that jesus' original 11 disciples divided the countries among them, in order that each one of them might preach in the region which fell to him and in the place to which his lord. St ignatius of antioch, disciple of the apostle john, concerning the heretics of his day wrote: they have abstained from the eucharist and prayer, because they do not confess that the eucharist is the flesh of our savior jesus christ.
@ patrocinia, this john you spoke of is john the baptist who died while jesus was still around but apostle john is the author of the books of john, 1,2,3 johns, and revelation. In john 1:44, we read that philip, disciple of christ, was from the city of bethsaida this city was also home to andrew and peter and perhaps james and john bethsaida was located northwest of the sea of galilee near capernaum. John the apostle is thought to have been a disciple of john the baptist before meeting jesus (john 1:35) although john is not specifically identified as a disciple of john the baptist, his habit of not naming himself is set in the context of john 1:35-40 when he cites only andrew.
John alone among the apostles remained near jesus at the foot of the cross on calvary alongside myrrhbearers and numerous other women following the instruction of jesus from the cross, john took mary, the mother of jesus, into his care as the last legacy of jesus [jn 19:25-27. The gospel of john reports that jesus' disciples were baptizing and that a debate broke out between some of the disciples of john and another jew about purification in this debate john argued that jesus must become greater, while he (john) must become less. The synoptic gospels report that among his earliest disciples jesus called two galilean fishermen, the sons of zebedee, james and john (matt 4:21, mark 1:19, luke 5:10), who, with peter, formed an inner circle of close followersaccording to mark, james and john accompanied jesus to the house of peter and his brother andrew after jesus preached in the synagogue of capernaum (.
The “disciple whom jesus loved” could not be peter, as peter asks jesus a question in regards to this disciple (john 21:20-21) that leaves us with james or john jesus made a statement about the possible longevity of the life of the disciple whom he loved in john 21:22. Before we mention the disciples he attracted we need to learn a little bit about john the baptist himself he was born in 5 bc just 6 months before the birth of jesus christ his father zacharias was a priest who served at jerusalem's temple his mother elizabeth, related to jesus' mother mary. St john the apostle, also called saint john the evangelist or saint john the divine, (flourished 1st century ce western feast day december 27 eastern feast days may 8 and september 26), in christian tradition, an apostle of jesus and the author of three letters, the fourth gospel, and possibly the revelation to john in the new testament. John mark, a relative of barnabas, was an important figure during the apostolic age - he was the writer of the gospel of mark (the apostle peter being the source of the gospel) - it would also appear that john mark's father was roman and his mother a jewish christian named mary (john and his mother lived in jerusalem. John was humble, in his writings (john 21:20 23-24) he called himself the “disciple whom jesus loved” (jensen, 176) yet john was very aggressive in dealing with heresies in the church, while at the same time remaining very loving and gentle.
As a disciple from the time of jesus' baptism through to his death and resurrection, and possibly one of the 72 sent out to preach and heal, matthias was chosen by prayer and the drawing of lots to replace judas iscariot as the twelfth apostle, acts 1:15-26. In my book the jesus dynasty (simon & schuster, 2006) i offer my reasons for thinking that the enigmatic figure in the gospel of john, described as “the disciple whom jesus loved,” or more commonly, the “beloved disciple,” is none other than james the brother of jesus. The apostle john was later freed and returned to serve as bishop of edessa in modern turkey he died as an old man, the only apostle to die peacefully peter was crucified upside down on an x-shaped cross because he told his tormentors that he felt unworthy to die in the same way that jesus christ was crucified. Andrew andrew was the brother of peter, and a son of jonas he lived in bethsaida and capernaum and was a fisherman before jesus called him originally he was a disciple of john the baptist (mark 1:16-18.
History of apostle paul: paul was a pharisee one day he had a ‘revelation’ he changed his name from saul to paul, and straightway preached his revelations about the ‘christ’ in the synagogues. Jesus demonstrated his great trust in john by committing to john the care of his mother mary at the time he wrote the last of the four histories, john was the only disciple of the original twelve who was still living. John, his brother james, peter, and andrew were all partners in the fishing business before they became disciples of jesus john was the son of zebedee who was also a fisherman in galilee john's mother's name was salome and some say that salome was the sister of jesus' mother, mary.
Timeline of the disciples/ apostles the mark monitor the brother of simon/peter, a bethsaida fisherman, and a former disciple of john the baptist james, son of zebedee: the brother of john judas iscariot (of issachar), according to matthew, hanged himself after betraying jesus replacement for judas iscariot picked by the surviving. The apostle john is known to us because of his proximity to jesus christ in the gospel accounts he's one of the inner circle of three, peter, james and john, the brother of james, as you well k. In this series on the apostles of jesus christ, we’ve now arrived at the life of the last surviving apostle, johnby the end of the tumultuous first century, john had experienced all the joys and disappointments of life as a follower of jesus. St peter the apostle, original name simeon or simon, (died 64 ce, rome [italy]), disciple of jesus christ, recognized in the early christian church as the leader of the 12 disciples and by the roman catholic church as the first of its unbroken succession of popespeter, a jewish fisherman, was called to be a disciple of jesus at the beginning of jesus’ ministry.