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The Twelve Disciples
Twelve Apostles Mixture
"Soon after commencing his ministry, Jesus appointed twelve disciples to accompany him. They came from a variety of backgrounds, and had different personalities. All references and quotes are taken from the King James version of the Bible."
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Three of the four New Testament gospels list the disciples by name. Which gospel does not name all twelve of them?
Which of these authors of New Testament books was also one of the twelve disciples?
None of these
Only three of the original twelve disciples are mentioned by name in Paul's epistles. Which of these disciples is not named by Paul?
In Mark's gospel, Jesus gives the surname 'Boanerges' to two of his disciples. According to the gospel, what is the meaning of this name?
The loyal ones
Fishers of men
The sons of thunder
Jesus referred to the twelve disciples as apostles.
"Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth?" was said of Jesus by which of the twelve disciples?
According to many Bible scholars, what do the disciples Thaddaeus, Lebbaeus, and Judas the brother of James have in common?
They were not disciples of Jesus.
They were brothers.
They were all fishermen.
They were all the same person.
Simon the Zealot was one of the lesser known disciples of Jesus. By what other name is he sometimes called?
Judas not Iscariot
Simon the Canaanite
Before becoming a disciple of Jesus, Andrew was a disciple of John the Baptist.
A person who is skeptical or disbelieving is often referred to as a 'doubting Thomas'. The term originated from the disciple of that name, but what did Thomas do to earn this unfortunate epithet?
He would not believe that any disciple would betray Jesus.
He would not believe that Jesus had been resurrected unless he could touch him.
He openly expressed doubts that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in prophecy.
He did not believe that the people whom Jesus raised from the dead really were dead.
When Jesus was made unwelcome at a Samaritan village, what did the disciples James and John ask to do?
They wanted to call down fire from heaven to consume the inhabitants.
They asked Jesus to perform no healing miracles there.
They wanted to pray and fast for the inhabitants.
They wanted to force the villagers to accomodate them.
After the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, the remaining disciples nominated a twelfth disciple to replace Judas Iscariot. How did they actually make their choice?
by casting lots
by a vision during prayer
by common consent
After betraying Jesus, Judas Iscariot was filled with remorse, and according to Matthew's gospel committed suicide. His death is also recorded in The Acts of the Apostles. According to these accounts, how did Judas die?
While escaping Galilee by ship, he jumped overboard and drowned.
According to both accounts he threw himself off a cliff.
Matthew records that he hanged himself, and Acts records that he fell and burst open.
The method by which he committed suicide is not recorded.
Of which disciple was Jesus speaking, when he said "upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it."?
Which of the twelve disciples of Jesus wrote the most New Testament books of the Bible?
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