Who Was John Mark? The Beginner’s Guide

Who Was John Mark? The Beginner’s Guide

John Mark is a minor biblical figure who lived during the first century. He’s traditionally believed to also be Mark the Evangelist, the author of the Gospel of Mark. In the Book of Acts, John Mark was a companion of Paul and Barnabas. While the Bible doesn’t confirm or deny this, many believe he developed a close relationship with Peter, and that his gospel records Peter’s account of Jesus’ life and ministry.

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Who Is the Angel of the Lord?

Who Is the Angel of the Lord?

The angel of the Lord is an enigmatic figure who appears in numerous passages throughout the Old Testament. This angel is often believed to be the second member of the Trinity—Jesus Christ himself. In the Old Testament, the Bible often blurs the line between the angel...

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Who Was the Apostle Paul?

Who Was the Apostle Paul?

The Apostle Paul was one of the most influential leaders of the early Christian church and a prolific biblical author. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll explore the basics of what we know—and don’t know—about this important biblical figure.

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Who Was Saint James? The Beginner’s Guide

Who Was Saint James? The Beginner’s Guide

Saint James, also known as the Apostle James or James the Greater, was one of Jesus Christ’s 12 disciples. Along with his brother John and the Apostle Peter, James was a member of Jesus’ inner circle, and he witnessed major events the other disciples weren’t present...

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Who Was John the Apostle? The Beginner’s Guide

Who Was John the Apostle? The Beginner’s Guide

The Apostle John (also known as Saint John) was one of Jesus Christ’s 12 disciples, and a prominent leader in the early Christian church. Along with James and Peter, John was one of Jesus’ closest confidants, so he appears in more biblical accounts than the other disciples. Here’s what we know (and don’t know) about him.

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