Monday, March 21, 2005

Their Fate

Luke 22:36
Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

John the Baptist: Beheaded by King Herod. The king's meal was said to be served on a plate with John's head.

Simon Peter: The Rock was Crusified upside down, by Nero.

Andrew, Brother of Simon Peter: Crucified at Patras in Achaia, in a spread eagle position. Hense, the Battle Flag... St Andrew's Bloody Cross.

James, Son of Zebedee: beheaded by Herod.

John, Bother of James: Died a natural death in Ephesus, in 100AD.

Phillip: Martyred in Heiropolis. Means in dispute.

Bartholomew: Skinned alive, then beheaded.

Thomas Didymus - 'Douting Thomas': Speared to death near Madras.

Matthew, also called Levi: Nothing definitive about the man's career is known.

James, Son of Alphaeus: Martyred in Egypt by unknown means.

Jude, Also called Thaddaeus; Crusified, or perhaps hacked to death in Persia.

Simon the Zealot: Crusified or Hacked to death in Persia with Jude.

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