A fisherman by trade. He’s a leader and quite often was the spokesman for the disciples.
Peter’s brother. Once followed John the Baptist. Led Peter to Christ.
One of two “thunder brothers.” The gospels often call John, “the one who Jesus loved.”
One of two “thunder brothers.” Along with Peter and John, considered one of Jesus’ closest friends.
One of the first followers of Jesus. Wasted no time calling others to Him as well.
Skeptical at first but convinced when Jesus could tell him exactly who he was before they had ever even met.
Once a dishonest tax collector driven to greed until Jesus called him to be a disciple.
Forever branded by history with the title “Doubting Thomas” when he doubted the resurrection of Christ.
Called by the scriptures as “James the Less” to distinguish him from the older James, brother of John.
A freedom fighter attempting to overthrow the Roman Empire. He remained zealous in personality but switched from allegiance to a political revolution to an allegiance to Jesus.
Also known as Jude, he was a faithful follower to the end of his life despite not having as much fame as the other disciples.
A wealthy member of the high council. He risked his reputation by taking down Jesus’ body from the cross and burying Him in a tomb.
One of the most devout followers of Jesus, she experienced supernatural freedom when He delivered her from demonic possession.
A disciple of Jesus, who helped take care of the disciples’ travel needs.
Mother of Young James, she followed Jesus all the way to the cross.
Salome was one of the many devoted female disciples of Jesus.