Hinckley, August 1, 2007 2007-08-01 — October 6, 2007 2007-10-06 , called by Gordon B. Certainly in sacred art it has always, or for many centuries, been the convention to depict Peter as the oldest of the apostles, with gray hair and beard, and John as the youngest, a beardless youth. So that vehemence of disposition was held in check, and, while still in existence, was under control, and allowed to have vent only on occasions when it was permissible, and even necessary. The Hebrew word fora disciple limâ§mudhâ² basically refers to one who learns, istaught, or is trained. He was a member of the Council of Fifty and Mayor of Salt Lake City 1851—56.
The zeal and the intolerance are in evidence in the desire to call down fire upon the Samaritan village, and the tendency toward exclusiveness is manifested in the request of his mother as to the place her sons were to occupy in the kingdom. Name: Born: 1886-12-02 December 2, 1886 Died: February 11, 1958 1958-02-11 aged 71 Positions: , called by , April 9, 1953 1953-04-09 — February 11, 1958 1958-02-11 , called by , April 9, 1953 1953-04-09 — February 11, 1958 1958-02-11 Name: Born: 1906-03-23 March 23, 1906 Died: November 1, 1971 1971-11-01 aged 65 Positions: , called by , October 8, 1953 1953-10-08 — November 1, 1971 1971-11-01 , called by , October 8, 1953 1953-10-08 — November 1, 1971 1971-11-01 , called by , October 7, 1938 1938-10-07 — October 8, 1953 1953-10-08 Notes: Was the Announcer for from June 1930 to October 1971. He was somewhat bigoted and inordinately intolerant. Eldon Tanner - 4 Served longest as President of Twelve Joseph Fielding Smith - 18 yr 9 mo Served shortest time as President of Twelve David O. I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. The symbol of the Apostles or the early christian belief was:. Therefore, if James and John were older men, Zebedee would be much older, and, in an era where life expectancy beyong 45 was a raritythis would mean that Zebedee would not be fit enough to be out in a fishing boat.
Then there is the tradition that John lived to a ripe old age--into the 90s. For Heber, going forward even when he felt he had little to give blessed him and many others. He died a natural at Ephesus in A. In the end their small faith was enough to change the world and die heros. The youngest was likely John as another poster has pointed out. His primary is celebrated on , that of the twelve apostles on , and his repose on.
John arrived in a city which Clement left unnamed on purpose see sidebar. The belief that Jesus was 33 years old when he was crucified is inferred from the verse in Luke that you mentioned combined with the suggestion in the gospel of John that Jesus' ministry lasted three years it doesn't say that explicitly but it describes three separate Passovers before the crucifixion. Name: Born: 1858-08-25 August 25, 1858 Died: June 16, 1940 1940-06-16 aged 81 Positions: , called by , October 7, 1897 1897-10-07 — October 28, 1905 1905-10-28 , called by , October 7, 1897 1897-10-07 — May 11, 1911 1911-05-11 Notes: The town of is named after him. From these notices we see that John was in the front rank of the disciples, and we see also that he was so far conscious of the position he held, and of the intimate connection he had with the Master. But still others come with expectations of a dramatic testimony to why I chose ministering of the word. A glance only need be taken at the Johannine writings, more fully discussed elsewhere in relation to their author.
Name: Born: 1871-09-01 September 1, 1871 Died: October 6, 1961 1961-10-06 aged 90 Positions: First Counselor in the , called by , June 12, 1959 1959-06-12 — October 6, 1961 1961-10-06 Second Counselor in the First Presidency, called by David O. Name: Born: 1870-04-23 April 23, 1870 Died: December 22, 1936 1936-12-22 aged 66 Positions: , called by , October 11, 1934 1934-10-11 — December 22, 1936 1936-12-22 , called by Heber J. Ideally, I'd like to know about how old he was, and how that compared to the ages of the other Disciples. From the whole statement of Georgius, which expressly declares that John survived till the time of Nerva, nothing can be inferred in support of the so-called quotation from Papias. Kimball, October 1, 1976 1976-10-01 — July 23, 1981 1981-07-23 , called by Spencer W.
In response, Young resigned from his position on October 3, 1891. Supposed to be the tomb of the apostle John At ruins of Ephesus in modern Turkey Public domain That old gentleman immediately forgot his age, and he took to flight after the captain as the gang stood with mouths agape. Name: Born: 1817-06-26 June 26, 1817 Died: September 1, 1875 1875-09-01 aged 58 Positions: First Counselor in the , called by , October 7, 1868 1868-10-07 — September 1, 1875 1875-09-01 , called by , April 26, 1839 1839-04-26 — October 7, 1868 1868-10-07 , called by , April 26, 1839 1839-04-26 — September 1, 1875 1875-09-01 Notes: Cousin of Joseph Smith. There are the references in the Synoptic Gospels, which may be used simply and easily without any preliminary critical inquiry into their worth as sources; for these Gospels contain the common tradition of the early church, and for the present purpose may be accepted as trustworthy. He was assassinated at the age of 58.
People matter more than things, principles, and causes Discrimination based on religion, race, class, or sex is an offence against God and humanity alike. Smith, October 8, 1903 1903-10-08 — April 4, 1951 1951-04-04 Notes: Son of and grandson of. A few days later, Kimball approached Joseph F. This contention is considered below. We know little about the fate of the apostles apart from James, who was stoned.
They were also told that they would suffer and be perscuted like Jesus. Characteristic Traditions: Into the traditions which cluster round John in Ephesus it is not necessary to enter in detail compare Godet, op. Smith an apostle and a counselor to the First Presidency. Philip preached the Faith in Greece and he was martyred at Hierapolis in Persia in the year 62. Obviously, it is impossible to discuss the question adequately here.
Irenaes, Eusebius and still others, again according to the Catholic Encyclopedia, all agree that John left the isle of Patmos where he was banished for preaching the gospel see Revelation 1:9. Name: Born: 1838-11-13 November 13, 1838 Died: November 19, 1918 1918-11-19 aged 80 Positions: 6th of , October 17, 1901 1901-10-17 — November 19, 1918 1918-11-19 , October 10, 1901 1901-10-10 — October 17, 1901 1901-10-17 First Counselor in the , called by Lorenzo Snow, October 6, 1901 1901-10-06 — October 10, 1901 1901-10-10 Second Counselor in the First Presidency, called by , April 7, 1889 1889-04-07 — October 6, 1901 1901-10-06 , July 25, 1887 1887-07-25 — April 7, 1889 1889-04-07 Second Counselor in the First Presidency, called by , October 10, 1880 1880-10-10 — July 25, 1887 1887-07-25 Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, August 29, 1877 1877-08-29 — October 10, 1880 1880-10-10 Counselor in the First Presidency, called by , July 1, 1866 1866-07-01 — August 29, 1877 1877-08-29 , called by Brigham Young, July 1, 1866 1866-07-01 — November 19, 1918 1918-11-19T1838 Notes: Son of , and nephew of Name: Born: 1836-12-18 December 18, 1836 Died: April 11, 1903 1903-04-11 aged 66 Positions: , October 17, 1901 1901-10-17 — April 11, 1903 1903-04-11 , August 29, 1877 1877-08-29 — April 11, 1903 1903-04-11 Assistant Counselor in the First Presidency, called by , May 9, 1874 1874-05-09 — August 29, 1877 1877-08-29 Counselor in the First Presidency, called by Brigham Young, June 8, 1873 1873-06-08 — May 9, 1874 1874-05-09 Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, called by Brigham Young, October 9, 1868 1868-10-09 — June 8, 1873 1873-06-08 , called by Brigham Young, February 4, 1864 1864-02-04 — April 11, 1903 1903-04-11 Notes: Son of Brigham Young. James Iverach These files are public domain. Peter was old enough to answer wisely, and was blessed and charged with the keys to the gates of Heaven for his timely affirmation of the Messiah. The priest said that St. Moffatt lays great stress on what he calls the testimony of Papias. Saint Matthew , another Apostle with a Greek name Gift of God , as also were Andrew, Philip, and Bartholomew, was a publican, a tax collector in Capharnaum, the city of Peter and Andrew.
By April 1889, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles were discussing Young's release. Monson, October 8, 2015 2015-10-08 , called by , August 15, 2005 2005-08-15 — October 3, 2015 2015-10-03 , called by Gordon B. Again, this is believed to be unlikely. We learn from it that he was a disciple of John the Baptist 1:35 , that he was one of the first six disciples called by Jesus in His early ministry in Judea 1:37-51 , and that he was present at all the scenes which he describes in the Gospel. Saul's blindness is healed, and he is baptized.