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  1. Dec 17, 2019 · However, when Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus and thereafter killed himself ( Matthew 27:1-10 ), the disciples needed to find a twelfth man to replace Judas. They’d narrowed down the candidates to two people: Joseph (also known as Justus) and a man named Matthias ( Acts 1:12-26 ).

  2. Jun 2, 2021 · The original 12 chosen to be Apostles were Peter, James, John, Andrew, Bartholomew or Nathaniel, James, Judas, Jude or Thaddeus, Matthew or Levi, Philip, Simon the Zealot, and Thomas. The number 12 is significant, according to scholars, because that number represents the 12 tribes of Israel.

  3. In the days following, Peter proposed that the assembled disciples, who numbered about 120, nominate two men to replace Judas. They chose Joseph called Barsabas (whose surname was Justus) and Matthias. Then they prayed, "Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all [men], shew whether of these two thou hast chosen, That he may take part of this ...

  4. Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas. 12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk from the city. 13 When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew; James son of ...

  5. May 24, 2022 · With Judas having betrayed Christ and then committing suicide, the 11 remaining disciples decided to replace Judas with a new 12th apostle (Acts 1:16-20). The requirements were that the man had to have been with them the entire time of Jesus’ ministry, and to have been a witness of the resurrection and ascension (Acts 1:21-22).

  6. May 18, 2022 · Who Was the Disciple Who Replaced Judas? May 18, 2022. The mosaic in the Descent of the Holy Spirit Chapel. After Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus, the disciples appointed another man to serve alongside them as they strove to fulfill the Great Commission that Jesus had given them.

  7. Saint Matthias, (flourished 1st century ad, Judaea; d. traditionally Colchis, Armenia; Western feast day February 24, Eastern feast day August 9), the disciple who, according to the biblical Acts of the Apostles 1:21–26, was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot after Judas betrayed Jesus.

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