Whatever Happened to the Twelve Apostles?

Whatever Happened to the Twelve Apostles Have you ever wondered what the TWELVE APOSTLES did once the excitement of the Day of Pentecost died down In the early chapters of Acts it seems as if Peter and John were the only ones doing anything

  • Title: Whatever Happened to the Twelve Apostles?
  • Author: Elva Schroeder
  • ISBN: 9781921633171
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • Have you ever wondered what the TWELVE APOSTLES did once the excitement of the Day of Pentecost died down In the early chapters of Acts it seems as if Peter and John were the only ones doing anything much for the Lord.Yet in the book of Revelation John saw the names of all twelve apostles on the foundations of the New Jerusalem And Jesus had promised that in His future kHave you ever wondered what the TWELVE APOSTLES did once the excitement of the Day of Pentecost died down In the early chapters of Acts it seems as if Peter and John were the only ones doing anything much for the Lord.Yet in the book of Revelation John saw the names of all twelve apostles on the foundations of the New Jerusalem And Jesus had promised that in His future kingdom the apostles would sit on twelve thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel Surely these men must have done something outstanding to warrant such great honours From early church writings we are able to form a reasonably accurate picture of where each apostle went to preach this new gospel that Jesus had entrusted to them Their devotion was such that, with the exception of John, it seems each died a martyr for the faith he had so boldly proclaimed.

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    1. A well researched very informative book which delves into the lives of the twelve apostles. Where they went, and who they travelled with to spread the Good News throughout the world.

    2. In AD 30, so the story goes, Abgar the Toparch, king of Edessa, sent a message to a Jewish healer named Jesus. Abgar was ill and having heard of the miraculous works of an man of Nazareth wasted no time in sending an invitation with somewhat humorous overtones. Jesus courteously declined the invitation but added He would send one of His disciples to Abgar as soon as He had achieved what He came to Earth to do.Whether this story is history or legend, one thing is sure - in 207 AD, well over a cen [...]

    3. From our CALEB reviewers:Elva Schroeder has searched and researched widely for the facts of which Apostle went where after the Day of Pentecost. After all, Jesus did command in Matthew 28:19-20 NIV:“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”Did they do this? What evidence do we have?Whatever Happened to the Twelve Apostles? is a fascinating book fil [...]

    4. Whatever happened to the twelve apostles? is a well researched book, not only into the history of the twelve apostles, but also other key historical figures from the early days of the church. The New Testament is surprisingly quiet about the lives of the twelve apostles following Pentecost, perhaps because this information was common knowledge to the early Christians and because they expecting Jesus to return in their life time. So it was not thought necessary to keep records of the missionary j [...]

    5. A well researched book that adds information and background to those apostles we read until familiarity dulls our perception. This book puts flesh on their bones, so to speak.

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