Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Have a Peek at Some of the Major Players

THE DISCIPLES

James, the brother of Yeshua
Jude, the brother of Yeshua, who is called Thomas or Didymus, the twin
Philip*
Simon, called Peter or Cephas, “the rock”*
Simon Peter’s brother Andrew*
Nathanael, whose parents were of that land called Nubia*
Judas Iscariot, the treasurer, son of a wealthy Jerusalem merchant, the betrayer
James, son of Zebedee, called Thaddeus, “my heart”
John, son of Zebedee, brother of James and called “the beloved”
Matthew, the tax collector
Simon, the ex-Sicarii called “the zealot”
Bartholomew, the freed Roman slave
Mary of Magdala, sister of Philip and who replaced Judas Iscariot

 *originally followers of John the Baptizer

First draft is halfway done.

© Joyce Luck 2014

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