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The Loyal Disciple whom Jesus Loved I John was the only disciple who was with Jesus Christ from the beginning of his ministry, present during His crucifixion and witness to His Resurrection completely. I am the only Disciple that did not run away or hide from authorities when the times of persecution and conviction came from the Roman oppressor’s and the Jewish Pharisees and Sadducees. I remained loyal to Our Lord, and was loved greatly by Him. I John lived a long life, and died a natural death. I am the son Zebedee the brother of James. I am a fisherman with both my father Zebedee and brother James, (Matthew 4:21; Mark 1:19) my brother and I were partners with Simon Peter as fishermen. (Luke 5:10-11). I was chosen by Jesus Christ to be a disciple along with my brother James after Peter, and his brother Andrew, (Matthew 10:2). My brother and I surnames mean (Boanerges), which is the sons of thunder (Mark 3:17). When it came time for Jesus to go to Jerusalem, Jesus sent messengers to enter into a village of the Samaritans to make ready for Him. The Samaritans did not receive Jesus. I John along with my brother James saw this and asked Jesus My Lord if they should command fire to come down from heaven and consume them like Elias did. It was at this point I was rebuked and Jesus told me the Son of man did not come to destroy men’s live, but to save them. (Luke 9:51-56). The day Jesus told me and the disciples as we were going to Jerusalem that the Son of Man shall be delivered unto the chief priests, and unto the scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall scourge him, and shall spit upon him, and shall kill him, and the third day he shall rise again. I John along with James came to Jesus and asked Master grant them to sit one on His right hand, the other on his left hand, in His glory. Jesus replied to me that, on His right and left was not

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