John the Apostle is traditionally believed to be one of two disciples (the other being Andrew) recounted in John 1:35–39, who upon hearing the Baptist point out Jesus as the "Lamb of God", followed Jesus and spent the day with him, thus becoming the first two disciples called by Jesus.
There are a lot of Johns in the New Testament: John one of the twelve disciples, John the Baptist (known only as "John" in the Gospel of John), John Mark, the author of 1-3 John. The first to identify the John of Rev. 1.4 with the apostle John was Justin Martyr in 140 A.D. Tertullian in 180 A.D. was the first to place John the apostle in Asia ...
In Mark The Gospel of Mark introduces John as a fulfillment of a prophecy from the Book of Isaiah (in fact, a conflation of texts from Isaiah, Malachi and Exodus)  about a messenger being sent ahead, and a voice crying out in the wilderness. John is described as wearing clothes of camel's hair, and living on locusts and wild honey.
John the Evangelist is the name traditionally given to the author of the Gospel of John. Christians have traditionally identified him with John the Apostle, John of Patmos, and John the Presbyter, although this has been disputed by most modern scholars.
Jan 18, 2023 · John the Apostle was a follower of John the Baptist before the Savior began His ministry. So were some of the Lord’s other Apostles. John the Baptist’s mission was to prepare people for the Savior, 3 so the fact that some of his followers recognized the Savior when He came meant John had done a good job!
The Gospel of John [a] ( Ancient Greek: Εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ἰωάννην, romanized : Euangélion katà Iōánnēn) is the fourth of the four canonical gospels. It contains a highly schematic account of the ministry of Jesus, with seven "signs" culminating in the raising of Lazarus (foreshadowing the resurrection of Jesus) and ...
Nov 7, 2023 · Saint John the Apostle, one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus and traditionally believed to be the author of the three Letters of John, the Fourth Gospel, and possibly the Revelation to John in the New Testament. He played a leading role in the early church at Jerusalem..