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1. Matthew
Suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia, Killed by a
sword wound.

2. Mark
Died in Alexandria, Egypt , after being
dragged by Horses through the streets until
he was dead.

3. Luke
Was hanged in Greece as a result of his
tremendous Preaching to the lost.

4. John
Faced martyrdom when he was boiled in huge
Basin of boiling oil during a wave of
persecution In Rome. However, he was
miraculously delivered From death.
John was then sentenced to the mines on the
prison Island of Patmos. He wrote his
prophetic Book of Revelation on Patmos . The
apostle John was later freed and returned to
serve As Bishop of Edessa in modern Turkey .
He died as an old man, the only apostle to die

5. Peter
He was crucified upside down on an x-shaped
According to church tradition it was because
he told his tormentors that he felt unworthy to
die In the same way that Jesus Christ had

6. James
The leader of the church in Jerusalem , was
thrown over a hundred feet down from the
southeast pinnacle of the Temple when he
refused to deny his faith in Christ. When they
discovered that he survived the fall, his
enemies beat James to death with a fuller's
* This was the same pinnacle where Satan
had taken Jesus during the Temptation.

7. James the Son of Zebedee,
was a fisherman by trade when Jesus Called
him to a lifetime of ministry. As a strong
leader of the church, James was beheaded at
Jerusalem. The Roman officer who guarded
James watched amazed as James defended his
faith at his trial. Later, the officer Walked
beside James to the place of execution.
Overcome by conviction, he declared his new
faith to the judge and Knelt beside James to
accept beheading as a Christian.

8. Bartholomew
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.

9. Andrew
Was crucified on an x-shaped cross in Patras,
Greece. After being whipped severely by
seven soldiers they tied his body to the cross
with cords to prolong his agony. His followers
reported that, when he was led toward the
cross, Andrew saluted it in these words: 'I
have long desired and expected this happy
hour. The cross has been consecrated by the
body of Christ hanging on it.' He continued to
preach to his tormentors For two days until he

10. Thomas
Was stabbed with a spear in India during one
of his missionary trips to establish the church
in the Sub-continent.

11. Jude
Was killed with arrows when he refused to
deny his faith in Christ.

12. Matthias
The apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas
Iscariot, was stoned and then beheaded.

13. Paul
Was tortured and then beheaded by the evil
Emperor Nero at Rome in A.D. 67. Paul
endured a lengthy imprisonment, which
allowed him to write his many
epistles to the churches he had formed
throughout the Roman Empire.
 These letters,
which taught many of the foundational
Doctrines of Christianity, form a large portion
of the New Testament.

 The question is, how much more trials and tribulations are you willing to undertake for the name of Christ?

Please, note the little mistake in number 5:
It is true that Peter was crucified upside-down, but not on x-shaped cross: he was crucified on normal + -shaped cross; that was why Peter told the persecutors to turn him upside down; he said he doesnt want to be crucified like our Lord, Jesus.
It's Andrew, who was crucified on x-shaped cross, as you said in no9.
Thanks for the reminder.
The disciples of Jesus died painful deaths and we christians of nowadays are not willing to take half mile for Jesus; christianity is turned to a kind of take-it-easy forum.
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Thanks for that correction.
This is a post which looks nice even though I couldn't read all
Come on then you have nothing to say about it if you can't read it all. There are more coming.
If more comes,then it's a problem lol
It shouldn't be, though I will try to make them as brief as possible.
ehn ehn that's preferable

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