Who were Jesus’ 12 apostles? Can you name them all? If we’re honest, most of us can’t.
After getting through Peter, James, and John many of us rack our brains before coming up with Alvin, Simon, and Theodore as our next best guesses.
Although these men were placed in an extraordinary situation and lived and ministered with Jesus, we often have a difficult time remembering them in great detail. While some apostles are featured prominently throughout the New Testament, others are merely mentioned in passing.
While the following outlines won’t give you a complete view of each of these men, they will help you understand more about these men and keep track of who wanted to sit at the right hand of Jesus, who was present at the transfiguration, and who thought it would be wise to start cutting off ears when Jesus was arrested in the garden of Gethsemane. The following passage from the book of Mark lists each of Jesus’ 12 apostles.