Showing posts with label Bible. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bible. Show all posts

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Asyncritus - bishop of Hyrcania


We just learned about the Rufus - bishop of Thebes, one of the seventy disciples

Another of the seventy was Asyncritus - bishop of Hyrcania.

Just like Rufus, Asyncritus was one of the people that Paul talked about when he wrote a letter to the people of Rome.

Asyncritus went on to the land of Hyrcania, which later became part of the country of Iran.


(from: wikipedia - asyncritus of hyrcania)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Paul of Thebes

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Rufus - bishop of Thebes


We just learned about the Agabus the prophet, one of the seventy disciples

Another of the seventy was Rufus - bishop of Thebes.

Rufus was one of the people that Paul talked about when he wrote a letter to the people of Rome.
After Paul and Luke went to the city of Thebes in Greece, Rufus stayed there as a bishop to help lead the church.


(from: wikipedia - rufus of thebes)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Monks

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Agabus the prophet


We just learned about the Aristobulus - bishop of Britain.
, one of the seventy disciples.

Some more people on the list of seventy that we don't know much about are:.

Narcissus, bishop of Athens
Phygellus, bishop of Tarsus.

Another of the seventy we know a little more about is Agabus the prophet.

Agabus was talked about in the Bible as one of the apostles who was around when the Holy Spirit came down to the apostles.
He went to Jerusalem, and helped tell people about a really bad famine that was coming, where there would be no food.


(from: wikipedia - agabus)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 21

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Aristobulus - bishop of Britain.


We just learned about Stachys - bishop of Byzantium, one of the seventy disciples.

There are some people on the list of seventy that we don't know much about, other than them being listed, or a name being mentioned once in the Bible.

Barnabas, bishop of Heraclea
Phygellus, bishop of Ephesus. He was of the party also of Simon.
Hermogenes. He, too, was of the same mind with the former.
Demas, who also became a priest of idols.

Another of the seventy we know a little more of is Aristobulus - bishop of Britain.

He is believed to be the brother of the apostle Barnabas, and traveled around with the apostles Paul and Andrew.
In his travels he went on to the British islands to tell people about God.

Many people think of him as the first one who helped bring Christianity to Britain.


(from: wikipedia - aristobulus of britannia)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 19

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Stachys - bishop of Byzantium


We just learned about the Urban Bishop of Macedonia one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Stachys - bishop of Byzantium.

Stachys was a friend of Saint Andrew and Saint Paul, and was set up as a church leader in the Byzantine area, which is in Turkey.
This place would eventually become the home of the emperor Constantine.


(from: wikipedia - stachys the apostle)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 18

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Urban - bishop of Macedonia


We just learned about the , one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Urban - bishop of Macedonia.

Urban went out and spread the word of God in the land of Macedonia, which is in southern Europe.


(from: wikipedia - urban of macedonia)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 17

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Amplias - Bishop of Odyssus


We just learned about the Andronicus, Bishop of Pannonia, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy is Amplias - Bishop of Odyssus, also known as Ampliatus.

Paul the Apostle talks about Amplias in the book of Romans and says "Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord.".

Historians believe he went on to the country of Bulgaria to help spread the word of God.


(from: wikipedia - ampliatus)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 16

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Andronicus - bishop of Pannonia


We just learned about Epænetus, bishop of Carthage and one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy waqs Andronicus - bishop of Pannonia.

When Paul was writing a letter to the people in Rome, one of the parts of the letter was written to Andronicus, who he said was in prison with him, and was a Christian before Paul had a vision of Jesus and believed.

Paul also mentions Junia, who people believe was the wife of Andronicus.
Andronicus and Julia went on to the place called Pannonia to spread the word of God.
Pannonia was a part of the Roman empire long ago, but now it is split up into parts of a bunch of different countries like Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.


(from: wikipedia - andronicus of pannonia)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 4

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Epænetus, bishop of Carthage


We just learned about the Crescens - bishop of Carchedon in Gaul, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Epænetus, bishop of Carthage.

Epænetus was called "my beloved" by Saint Pal in the book of Romans, and was said to be the first person to become a Christian in Asia.

He is believed by many to be the first Bishop of the city of either Carthage or Cartagena.

(from: wikipedia - roman carthage)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 31

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Crescens - bishop of Carchedon in Gaul


We just learned about Silvanus - Bishop of Thessalonica, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Crescens - bishop of Carchedon in Gaul.

He is mentioned in the Bible as going to Galatia on a missionary journey to help spread God's word.


(from: wikipedia - crescens)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs 3

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Silvanus - Bishop of Thessalonica


We just learned about Silas - Bishop of Corinth, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Silvanus, bishop of Thessalonica.

Silvanus was a person who helped write down the words for some of the letters in the Bible.
Many people actually think Silvanus was the same person as Silas the Bishop of Corinth.


(from: wikipedia - silvanus of the seventy)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Proverbs

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Silas - Bishop of Corinth


We just learned about the Luke the Evangelist, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Silas - Bishop of Corinth.

Silas was one of the people who went around with Paul and Timothy, helping to spread the word of God to people in other places.

The bible says that Silas was with Paul in the town of Philippi, after some people who didn't like Jesus had them throw into prison.
They were praying and singing hymns and an earthquake came and broke their chains and opened the door to the jail so they could get out.
When that happened the jailer thought they had escaped and thought he would be punished for it, but Paul and Silas did not leave the jail, but instead sat and talked with the jailer and helped him become a believer in Jesus.


(from: wikipedia - silas)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalm 119

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Luke the Evangelist


We just learned about Mark the Evangelist, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Luke the Evangelist.

Luke was a doctor, an artist and a historian, and was the person who wrote the gospel book of Luke in the bible.


(from: wikipedia - luke the evangelist)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalm 137

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Mark the Evangelist


We just learned about Barnabas, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Mark the Evangelist.

This was the person responsible for writing the book of Mark in the Bible.


(from: wikipedia - mark the evangelist)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalm 103

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Barnabas


We just learned about the Nicolas, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Barnabas.

In the book of Acts, the apostle Paul started out as someone who hated Christians, and wanted them put in jail.
Later he changed his ways and became a Christian, but some people didn't believe that he was really changed.

Barnabas was a very well known Christian and trusted by other people.
He came to help Paul and told people that Paul was good, and they went together to different towns telling people about God's word.


(from: wikipedia - barnabas)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalm 51

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Nicolaus


We just learned about Parmenas, one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Nicolaus.

Just like Parmenas, Timon, Nicanor, Prochorus and Stephen, Timon was one of the seven people that the Apostles chose to help watch over the poor people of Jerusalem.

Nicholas was from Antioch, which today would be in the country of Turkey.


(from: wikipedia - antioch)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalm 23

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Parmenas


We just learned about the Timon one of the seventy disciples.

Another of the seventy was Parmenas.

Just like Timon, Nicanor, Prochorus and Stephen, Timon was one of the seven people that the Apostles chose to help watch over the poor people of Jerusalem.

He also went on to visit parts of Asia and tell people about Jesus.


(from: wikipedia - anatolia)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalm 22

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Timon


We just learned about Nicanor, one of the Seventy Disciples.
.

Another of the seventy was Timon.

Just like Nicanor, Prochorus and Stephen, Timon was one of the seven people that the Apostles chose to help watch over the poor people of Jerusalem.


(from: wikipedia - seven deacons)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Psalms

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Nicanor


We just learned about the Prochorus, one of the Seventy Disciples.

Another of the seventy was Nicanor.

Just like Prochorus and Stephen, Nicanor was one of the seven people that the Apostles chose to help watch over the poor people of Jerusalem.


(from: wikipedia - nicanor the deacon)


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Esther

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Prochorus


We just learned about the Philip the Evangelist, one of the Seventy Disciples.

Another of the seventy was Prochorus.

In Jerusalem the Apostles chose seven people to help watch over the poor people of Jerusalem.
Prochorus was one of the seven chosen, along with Saint Stephen that we already learned about.


(from: wikipedia - prochorus (deacon))


Kid Facts - Blast from the past: Josiah