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This Is How The 12 Apostles Of Jesus Christ Died

Diplokor
By Diplokor | self meida writer
Published 23 days ago - 15 views

Jesus Christ is the son Of God who was crucified for preaching the word of God and claiming to be the son of God. He resurrected three days after being buried and ascended to Heaven. After his death, some of his disciples were crucified and martyred while others died natural deaths.

Below are ways through which Jesus' Apostles died.

1. Judas Iscariot

Judas is one of Jesus'twelve disciples whose death is recorded in the Bible. He the disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ. Judas Iscariot committed suicide after betraying Jesus.

Matthew 27:5 " So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself."

2. Peter

Peter was also referred to as Simon. He is one of the prominent disciples of Jesus Christ who's known by every Christian. He was crucified. Unlike Jesus Christ, Peter was crucified upside down.

3. Andrew

Andrew was one of the 12 Apostles who was crucified in the Greek city of Patras. His cross was hanged in X-shape instead of T.

4. Saint James

James died serving Jesus as recorded in the book of Acts.

Acts 12:1-2 " It was about this time that Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. He had James,the brother of John,put to death by the sword."

5. John

John is the only disciple of Jesus who died naturally. He died an ordinary death after writing the book of Revelation.

6. Philip

Philip is believed to have died after being beheaded for following Jesu Christ.

7. Bartholomew

He was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus who was martyred for following Jesus.

8. Thomas

Like Bartholomew, Thomas was also martyred for following Jesus Christ.

9. Matthew

Matthew is believed to have died naturally according to Heracleon,one of the earliest commentators on the New Testament.

10. James

James died after being pushed from the pinnacle of a temple he was preaching at and stoned to death upon reaching the ground.

11. Jude

Like Bartholomew and Thomas, Jude was also martyred.

12. Simon

Simon is believed to have also been martyred.

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