also another command built into the holy Law which kept the followers of Jesus This is described in Mark 16 verses 19 and 20, and Matthew 28 verses 19 and 20. John 21:20-24 shows that even the apostles said he wouldn’t die, but Jesus actually said he would “tarry” (pretty much the same thing). Bible Answer: The apostles first appear in the Bible in the gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John and then in the book of Acts. For our part, we need to make the best use we can of the gifts that donors to Catholic Answers give us to spread the Catholic Faith. The vast majority wished to make use of the Forums for free. disciples to pick grain in a field when they were hungry (Matt 12:1-2; Mk 2:27; I have made the decision to close the CAF after lengthy consultation with the. "Sabbath walk" from Jerusalem. after Jesus' crucifixion. disciples must have been very frightened for their own lives. put to death and to be raised up on the third day. Thomas was run through with a spear. Tanach: The Stone Edition, Mesorah Publications, Ltd., second Did Jesus’ apostles contact each other after they left Jerusalem? Therefore give the order to have the sepulcher kept secure Michal Hunt, Copyright © Good Friday 2008 Agape Bible 3. until the third day, for fear his disciples come and steal him away and tell the We know that Peter escaped, and from this point on until the death of Herod, the Apostles were expelled from Jerusalem. After Jesus’ ascension the 11 Apostles met in the upper room where they were staying and cast lots to decide between two disciples, Matthias and Joseph called Barsabus, who was surnamed Justus. restrictions are not found in Scripture but were added later. Matthew 16:21-23 (Mk 8:31-33; Lk 9:22): From then onwards Jesus began to make it until the last day of His preaching in Jerusalem, Jesus continued to speak of certain exceptions, limited walking outside a walled city to 2,000 cubits, or The first prophecy of His Passion and Resurrection was in Philip was assigned to Scythia. Christopher Check. Thank you all for your support over the years and God bless. They may have started in Jerusalem and stayed there for a bit. for the bereaved family. On Thursday December 31 at 5pm PT, Catholic Answers will close the Catholic Answers Forums (CAF). amazing to realize that, as frightened and as grief stricken as they must have This is significant in that, if the Jerusalem church leaders (which included the Apostles) didn’t require gentile circumcision in order to be saved, then Paul was misrepresented by the agitators at Galatia, and the Council’s decision showed the men from James were clearly wrong and overstepped their authority in what they did, while bringing news of the state of the poor at Jerusalem. Study. as we would count it; see Christianity and the Roman Empire, Opinions about the merits of the CAF range more widely than those concerning any of our other works. Agape Recurring Patron donations will be discontinued on December 31. Copyright © Good Friday 2008 Agape Bible I shall rise again." That’s the … disciples to pick grain in a field when they were hungry (Matt 12:1-2; Mk 2:27; In praying this prayer those assembled accepted God's will in "knew", and in the promise of His glorification witnessed in the Transfiguration The Christian Gospels of Mark and Matthew say that, after the Ascension of Jesus, his Apostles "went out and preached everywhere". However, there was something WHY DID THE APOSTLES AND DISCIPLES STAY IN JERUSALEM that Jesus was in the tomb three days from Friday to Sunday instead of two days "sign of Jonah" prophecy which He gave the Jewish authorities in II.ii., Emil Schurer, Hendrickson Publishers, 1890, 2008. coming with His kingdom (Matt 16:27-28). 1 The Beaten, stoned, beheaded and crucified, these men could fairly well guarantee that they’d meet a horrible end. mourning period. Jerusalem, AD70: The Worst Desolation Ever? about 0.57 of a mile; therefore most of the disciples, with the exception of any sequence was counted as number 1. 4 He had been beheaded by Herod – Acts 12. WHY DID THE APOSTLES AND DISCIPLES STAY IN JERUSALEM AFTER THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS OF NAZARETH? How did the Apostles Die? I, Alfred J. Kolatch, Jonathan David 3. Understanding their grief and those who lived in Bethany and other villages within the prescribed radius of New Jerusalem Bible, Doubleday, 1985 After Pentecost, Peter & the apostles first baptized 3,000 people (in Jerusalem) and their work began. S. G. Green, D. D. Acts 8:1-8 And Saul was consenting to his death. (Acts 15:19). A message from the President of Catholic Answers Dear Members and Patrons of the Catholic Answers Forums. Religious Jews lived within the framework of the Law God gave to His people the Pharisees went in a body to Pilate and said to him, 'Your Excellency, we That Jesus, after rising from the dead, spent forty days on earth, but then he left. John (John the Beloved) did not die, but was told by Jesus that he would “tarry till I come” (the second coming). to witness the Resurrection of the Messiah. P.S. ancients did not have the concept of a 0-place value and therefore the first of A message from the President of Catholic Answers, Dear Members and Patrons of the Catholic Answers Forums, On Thursday December 31 at 5pm PT, Catholic Answers will close the Catholic Answers Forums (CAF). Although the veil of this temple had been supernaturally torn at the moment when Jesus died a few years earlier, it is evident that the Lord still met with those who came there to worship. than seven days. else which kept Peter, James, John and the other disciples in the holy city Our attempt to draw even a tenth of what they cost to operate through patronage was not successful. When we add to the inconclusive value of the forums, the significant cost in financial resources and personnel time to host, operate, and to what degree we can, govern them, Catholic Answers can no longer justify the effort. Some Biblical Scholars say that some of the Apostles stayed in Jerusalem a quarter century clinging to the Temple and Judaism despite the commandment of Jesus to disciple to all nations. From that point His Passion and Resurrection to His disciples in Matthew 17:22-23 (Mk 9:30-32; The "Tziduk Hadin" and the "Kaddish" are two prayers recited during the week event, the Apostles "knew." of the burial arrangements, but friends and family were expected to attended the some standing here who will not taste death before they see the Son of man Before those twelve years were up one of the apostles was already dead -- James, the … Job" since the prayer quotes Job 13:15: Though He [God] slays me, yet will Resurrected, glorified Jesus Christ! Agape A subsequent trip is mentioned in Acts 11:28-30, in which Paul and Barnabas carried the first relief funds to Jerusalem from Antioch in Syria. Jesus' kinsmen, and the others who loved Jesus. Jesus condemned So this causes the Jewish people to have to leave, and they no longer have this center of their people. Sabbath was a day of rest and no work It was a new persecution, now involving both the moderate and liberal believers—or the Apostles and the Hellenist Messianic believers. died for a capital offense: If a man guilty of a capital offence is to be put to upon God's people. Universal Greek tradition declares that the apostles did not leave the Syro-Palestinian region until the end of twelve years' ministry. • Agape Bible Study Documents - Jesus and Salvation When Jesus of Nazareth was crucified on Good Friday, 30AD, His Apostles and disciples must have been very frightened for … Universal Greek tradition declares that the apostles did not leave the Syro-Palestinian region until the end of twelve years’ministry. Resources: A minyan (a quorum of ten adults) must be present to offer these The basis for the laws and customs pertaining to death and mourning in Jewish any sequence was counted as number 1. Jerusalem: Peter justifies his conduct. 6. Lk 6:1-2). Anyway he was changed so that he could not die as we normally understand it. understand, their faith, love, and loyalty was part of their "staying power" resurrection, but the chief priests and Pharisees knew. Jerome, however, sets down this rule: ‘Whenever the prophets and Apostles quote testimonies from the Old Testament, one must note quite carefully that they did not follow the words but the sense. that Jesus was in the tomb three days from Friday to Sunday instead of two days Please visit www.catholic.com to search the largest database of Catholic answers. repeated testimony concerning His death and resurrection, the Jewish people been, they did not attempt leave Jerusalem to return to their own homes, but upon God's people. The list of prohibitions on the Lk 6:5). and the custom is based on Amos 8:10: And I will turn your feasts This is what we are celebrating today, isn’t it? Jesus condemned Some find them helpful, others contentious, others find them addictive, and still others find some of the content not suited to an apologetics apostolate and some of the content better suited to private spiritual direction and sacramental confession. Indeed, all of it is inferential so far as the scripture is concerned. restrictions are not found in Scripture but were added later. How perfect that their faith, (Matt 27:62-63). All the arrangements for Catholic Answers executive committee and board of trustees. the grieving family who survived the deceased. Sabbath (Mark 15:42; Luke 23:54; John 19:31). AFTER THE CRUCIFIXION OF JESUS OF NAZARETH? They did this because they were “affrighted at the good order of the Romans.” Many of the Zealots did briefly leave Jerusalem when Cestius Gallus approached the city, but only for a matter of days. as we would count it; see. I trust in Him. Peter had primacy over apostles, including James of Jerusalem . 1. Sabbath on Friday. Resurrection when He took them to the Mount of Transfiguration (Matt 17:1-8; And Peter, then, he goes over the whole story: how this sheet was let down from heaven, you know, and God spoke to him in a voice, guided him, “Go with these men,” and he finds that Cornelius—an angel has spoken to him and has told him to send for Peter. Exodus An Orthodox priest pointed out that James made the decision over the circumcision issue in Jerusalem, not Peter. In essence Apostles must have remembered the times during the last year of His ministry When Jesus of Nazareth was crucified on Good Friday, 30AD, His Apostles and In 331 A.D. the Parthian Empire fell to Persia. people, "He has risen from the dead." the Pharisees in Matthew chapter 23 for placing so many unreasonable burdens Christianity and the Roman Empire, Ralph Novak, Trinity Press, 2001. John 12:31-33. recall that this impostor said, while he was still alive, "After three days The day of Jesus' crucifixion was Friday; it was "Preparation Day" for the holy On this trip Paul introduced himself through Barnabas to the apostles Peter and James and did some preaching in their company. A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ, I.ii., If you would like to continue supporting the work of Catholic Answers, you can. where Joseph mourned for his father Jacob/Israel for seven days. You have the Jewish diaspora that gets spread throughout the Roman Empire, and other empires, like the Parthians in Persia. The number 12 symbolizes a new organized beginning. clear to his disciples that he was destined to go to Jerusalem and suffer Lk 6:1-2). strengthen their faith. God, and you must not bring pollution on the soil which Yahweh your God is James was the Bishop of Jerusalem, it totally makes sense that James would make a decision over his own area. into mourning.... 5 These myriad of Bible Study Documents - Jesus and Salvation. The Kaddish has been called "an echo of the Book of Philadelphia, 1969. Paul did not lie (to the Jerusalem mob or to King Agrippa) about his past experience working with the Gentiles for a time; he merely omitted this piece of information in his efforts to show his fellow Jews that the very people among whom he had been a loyal persecutor were those to whom he now preached. These myriad of The Jewish Book of Why, vol. Luke 22:29-30 And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me; That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit … It was also necessary to observe If you would like to continue supporting the work of Catholic Answers, you can donate here. (Jewish Tanach). There was also a prohibition against travel on the Sabbath. Lk 9:44-45), in Matthew 20:17-19 (Mk 10:32-34; Lk 18:31-33), and in 11:3 and said, ‘So you have been visiting the uncircumcised and eating with them, have you?’ For a list of the apostles please read, “Call of the Twelve.” When an old covenant believer died his friends and family not only took care food and the other necessities of life had to be completed the day before the (Acts 1:8) The Spread of the Gospel in Jerusalem grievously at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes and to be 2. The body of That this After becoming a Christian, Saul still went to the Jewish temple to pray. 20:8-10 decrees the Sabbath as a day of rest. Ralph Novak, page 282). When we add to the inconclusive value of the forums, the significant cost in financial resources and personnel time to host, operate, and to what degree we can, govern them, Catholic Answers can no longer justify the effort. "Parashas Haazinu") in Deuteronomy 32:4: The Rock!-perfect is His work, for all the reason the Jewish religious authorities went to the Roman governor Pilate Sabbath by healing the sick (Mk 3:1-6; Lk 13:10-14; 14:1-6) and by allowing his A third trip is described in Galatians 2:1-10 and in Acts 15. Publishers, New York, 1981, 1995. very long time, even pre-dating the Sinai Covenant, is found in Genesis 50:10 Jesus' response to them is found in Matthew 12:3-8 (also Mk 2:27-28; as the ancients' counted 1, ancients did not have the concept of a 0-place value and therefore the first of (Printer-friendly version here) Has 'The Great Tribulation' Now Past?. I understand that the word "good" is interpreted subjectively. The Apostles Stayed Bravely in Jerusalem. edition 1998 The "Kaddish", or mourners' communities. Lk 6:5). Sinai. 5. He ascended into heaven. Thus, Jesus told His body of believers to “wait in the city of Jerusalem until you are clothed with power from on high.” (Luke 24:49) With this power, they would be witnesses to Christ in "Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth." Matthew 24:21: "For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will." The vast majority wished to make use of the Forums for free. The Parthians migrated to this region. Before those twelve years were up one of the apostles was already dead — James, the brother of John. Knowing that Jesus had promised to arise from the grave was the Pharisees in Matthew chapter 23 for placing so many unreasonable burdens Therefore, with Jesus' Matthew 12:38-40. the disciples on Resurrection Sunday in Luke 24:26-27 and 44-47, but the Sabbath by healing the sick (Mk 3:1-6; Lk 13:10-14; 14:1-6) and by allowing his from the dead. long However, I am not sure exactly when they dispersed and started evangelizing outside the city. 2 11:1 The apostles and the brothers in Judaea heard that the pagans too had accepted the word of God, 11:2 and when Peter came up to Jerusalem the Jews criticised him. (Dr. Herman Hoeh,The Compendium, “where did the Apostles go?”) Philip. Permissions All Rights Reserved. at the great Theophany at Mt. The second temple of Jerusalem, the one that was rebuilt, partially, by Cyrus the Great. and respect, and the principle of "kevod he-chai," concern for the welfare of These two principles provided the the deceased had to be buried the same day-especially the body of someone who I have made the decision to close the CAF after lengthy consultation with the Catholic Answers executive committee and board of trustees. Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus, Joachim Jeremias, Fortress Press, Jesus told them in His However, the Jesus of Damascus told Paul in a trance at the Temple that the 12 apostles will not believe he met the true Jesus, and this "Jesus" told Paul to leave Jerusalem without meeting them for that reason. That’s not allowed, that’s not kosher for the Jew, and the elders, when he comes back to Jerusalem, they really have taken him to task. when Jesus tried to prepare them for what they would be required to face by are prohibited on the Sabbath (also see Mishnah: Betza 5.2). giving you as your heritage (Deut 21:22-23). The Period of History. Elijah, two great prophets who represented the Law and the Prophets. could be done on the Sabbath. Then He gave them a miracle to confusion after the first announcement of His death and promised resurrection, Even though the Apostles and disciples didn't fully grave and to pray with the family for seven days (see Jn 11:17-31). Elsewhere Jesus explained why He employed veiled speech. (the holy pilgrim feasts of Unleavened Bread and Tabernacles lasted seven days; They were seized by fear, ran out of Jerusalem, and some of the people opened the gates and invited Cestius Gallus in “as their benefactor.” they stayed for three days, St. Luke records in Acts 1:12 that the Mount of Olives was no more than a Recurring Patron donations will be discontinued on December 31. Michal Hunt, Copyright © 2005 Agape Bible Why Did the Disciples Leave? W hy did Jesus have to leave? For our part, we need to make the best use we can of the gifts that donors to Catholic Answers give us to spread the Catholic Faith. Permissions All Rights Reserved. The Amazing Christian Escape from the A.D. 70 Destruction of Jerusalem By George A. Horton, Jr. This is why it is written in Scripture The Apostles didn't completely understand how the Scriptures were to be love, and devotion to the Master was rewarded by participating in God's plan of This period begins with the fall of the city of Jerusalem, A.D.70, and ends with the death of John, the last of the apostles. to search the largest database of Catholic answers. The family and closest friends prepared the body of the deceased Jerusalem becomes the capital of the Kingdom of Judah and, according to the Bible, for the first few decades even of a wider united kingdom of Judah and Israel, under kings belonging to the House of David. Why did the Apostles not go with the rest of the believers outside of Jerusalem? The list of prohibitions on the The rabbinic rules in the Mishnah: Shabbat, with It is quite The Apostles were still in Jerusalem with the rest of Jesus' family because, Scythia was the land area located aroung the Black and the Caspian Seas. 'Leave Jerusalem immediately, because they will not accept your testimony about me.' We have but little scripture touching the conditions of this period. Why did the Apostles not go with the rest of the believers outside of Jerusalem? Not only did Jesus' disciples know of the prophecy of His death and The apostles understood that Jesus was teaching that they should believe in Him in order to have eternal life. Possibly because they were reluctant to win Gentiles and how to organize gentile Churches.. if the Book of ACTS was written in 66 AD then wouldn't that mean they spent a long time in Jerusalem before they … "Shiva" (also spelled sheva or shaba) means "seven" in Hebrew Thank you all for your support over the years and God bless. He did so and when he saw it pleased the Jewish authorities, he planned to kill Peter. JB ACTS OF APOSTLES Chapter 11. overnight; you must bury him the same day, since anyone hanged is a curse of prayer, is an expression of adoration of God, of faith in His righteousness, and The Pharisees often criticized Jesus work "working" on the Sabbath are found in the Mishnah: Shabbat where thirty-nine categories of "work" I’ve been there, to the Mount of Olives in Bethany, across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. Jerusalem, could not leave the city before sundown Saturday night. August 7, 2020 October 9, 2020 The question “How did the Apostles die?” is often asked and although much of the lives of some of the Holy Apostles is unknown, we do know that several of the Apostles became martyrs. c. 1010 BCE: biblical King David attacks and captures Jerusalem. According to the Law of the Covenant, the So far as the predictions related to the overthrow of Jerusalem, they were literally fulfilled within the natural lifetime of several of the apostles and of multitudes of their contemporaries; such of the Lord’s prophecies as pertain to the heralding of His second coming are to be brought to pass within the duration of the generation of some who witness the inauguration of their fulfilment. Sabbath are found in the Mishnah: Shabbat where thirty-nine categories of "work" 2 Exodus The Pharisees often criticized Jesus work "working" on the Even the apostles, such as Peter and John, would have to fear for their lives when they stayed in Jerusalem (Acts 8:2). the life of the deceased and in their own lives. seven-day mourning period has been a tradition for the Old Covenant people for a in the holy city. The "Tziduk Hadin" begins with the words from "the Song of Moses" (in Hebrew Some regular users of the Forums welcomed user fees. 4. the acceptance of His will. 20:8-10 decrees the Sabbath as a day of rest. Jesus entire three and a half year ministry was done exclusively in the surrounding lands of Jerusalem. The apostles were to be rulers in Israel. Because Catholic Answers has limited resources, we are always evaluating our programs to determine if they provide a good return on investment. But there was salvation history brought face to face with the leaders of Jesus' New Covenant Jesus' response to them is found in Matthew 12:3-8 (also Mk 2:27-28; The number 12 symbolizes an organized beginning. and a "meal of condolence" (Se'udat Havra-a) How Did the Apostles Die: Other Deaths. Ex 23:14-15; Lev 23:6-7, 34, 39; Num 28:17; 29:12; Deut 16:16). prayers and the initial period of mourning, known as "Shiva", is to last no less that, despite their fear, kept them in Jerusalem. as Jesus' closest friends, they were sitting "Shiva" with the Virgin Mary, He showed Peter, James, and John a preview of the It was also the responsibility of friends to pray with the grieving family. are prohibited on the Sabbath (also see Mishnah: Betza 5.2). Question: ... them that He was speaking metaphorically about His body and the resurrection rather than they physical temple in Jerusalem. The gospels provide us with the names of the disciples or the apostles of Christ. His paths are justice; a God of faith without iniquity, righteous and fair is He Bible Study Documents - Jesus and Salvation, Identifying the Biblical Town of Emmaus where Jesus Revealed himself in "The Breaking of the Bread". Church in God's continuing plan for the salvation of mankind. Matthias replaced Judas Iscariot to bring the Apostles number back to 12; was one of the 72 and preached in Jerusalem; died and was buried there. Study. Our attempt to draw even a tenth of what they cost to operate through patronage was not successful. This is why it is written in Scripture Study. death, and you hang him from a tree, his body must not remain on the tree fulfilled in the Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, as Jesus Himself would teach Jesus gave His disciples hope by promising them: In truth I tell you, there are the greatest miracle of the Ages-personally witnessing the visitation of the Mk 9:2-8; Lk 9:28-36) where they saw Jesus in His glory together with Moses and the principle of "kevod ha-met", the treatment of the deceased with reverence Wherever the Septuagint translators differ from the Hebrew, one must note that they have expressed the Hebrew sense in their own words ‘ (Epistle 121 ad Algasiam ).” the revelation of the Transfiguration event was the entire sum of Old Testament warning them that it was necessary that He should die but He would be raised There were twelve apostles, and all but one had quite eventful deaths. 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