Suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia, killed by a sword wound
Died in Alexandria, Egypt, after being dragged by horses through the streets until he was dead
Was hanged in Greece as a result of his tremendous preaching to the lost.
Faced martyrdom when he was boiled in huge basin of boiling oil during a wave of persecution in Rome. However, he was
He was crucified upside down on an x-shaped cross. According to church tradition it was because he told his tormentors that he
Just The leader of the church in Jerusalem, was thrown over a hundred feet down from the southeast pinnacle of the Temple
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Son of Zebedee, was a fisherman by trade when Jesus called him to a lifetime of ministry. As a strong leader
Also known as Nathaniel Was a missionary to Asia. He witnessed for our Lord in present day Turkey. Bartholomew was martyred for his preaching in Armenia where he was flayed to death by a whip.
Was crucified on an x-shaped cross in Patras, Greece. After being whipped severely by seven soldiers they tied his body to
Was stabbed with a spear in India during one of his missionary trips to establish the church in the sub-continent
Was killed with arrows when he refused to deny his faith in Christ.
The apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot, was stoned and then beheaded.
One of the group of seventy disciples, wrote the Epistle of Barnabas. He preached throughout Italy and Cyprus. Barnabas
Was tortured and then beheaded by the evil Emperor Nero at Rome in A.D. 67. Paul endured a lengthy imprisonment, which
Perhaps this is a reminder to us that our sufferings here are indeed minor compared to the intense persecution and cold cruelty faced by the apostles disciples during their times for the sake of the Faith. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake:
But he that endureth to the end shall be saved.