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The Twelve Disciples - The Life and Ministry of Jesus' 12 Disciples
Who were the 12 men who were the closest to Jesus? The Twelve Disciples takes you inside "the circle" to learn more about Jesus' devoted followers, their backgrounds, their strengths and weaknesses, their purpose, and their mission. The Twelve Disciples takes a look at the disciples' personalities, their encounters with Jesus, and the lessons we can learn from those who knew Jesus best while he was on earth. This bestselling resource is an excellent tool to help you learn about those who were the closest to Jesus and what it takes to be a disciple of Jesus today.
12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long

What do you know about the disciples who learned at Jesus' feet? The Twelve Disciples contains a close-up on the 12 ordinary men who Jesus trained to care for his church: Peter, James (son of Zebedee), Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), John, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot.

What was the purpose and mission of the 12 disciples? Below are a few of the facts you will learn in this fascinating pamphlet:

  • Each of the disciples were from the Galilee region except for Judas.
  • The disciples were Jesus' main focus of instruction.
  • Jesus was very aware of each one's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Jesus trusted them to carry God's message of redemption to the ends of the earth.

The Twelve Disciples reveals the personality and character of the disciples. For example, Peter was impulsive and courageous whereas John was bold yet vengeful. Each disciple had unique and personal encounters with Jesus that helps us learn more about how we can improve our relationship with Jesus today

  • Peter was called to be a fisher of men (Matthew 4:19).
  • James was with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:36-46).
  • Andrew told Jesus about the boy with five loaves of bread and two fish (John 20:19-25).
  • Thomas affirmed that Jesus was Lord and God (John 21:2-7).
What do you know about the 39 followers of Jesus, outside of the disciples, who are mentioned by name in the New Testament? Yes, there are 39 other key people who were significant to Jesus and the church, including: Cleopas, Joanna, Judas (brother of Jesus), Mary Magdalene, Luke, Apollos, and dozens of others. The Twelve Disciples provides information about these important people and Scripture references so you can learn more about the friends of Jesus and those who were instrumental in starting His Church.

Glossy and full-color, every fact in The Twelve Disciples includes a Scripture reference. Each of these 12 men will give you new insights into how you life can change by walking with Jesus. This pamphlet is an ideal resource for a Sunday school class or a small group Bible study.

Both my husband and I found [The Twelve Disciples] surprisingly rich in information and historical facts concerning the characters, lives and deaths of Jesus' 12 disciples. My husband found it useful too for his sermons and we were surprised by some facts that we didn't know about the so-much-studied disciples.
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