Yes he was thebrother and wanted to know Jesus better so he became a disciple.
Sts. John the Baptist & John the Apostle were 2 different people. The Baptist was raised by the Essenes(after the deaths of his own parents), & the Apostle came from a family of fishermen.
he was a disciple of John the Baptist and was a fisherman.
NO ... John the Baptist died before Jesus. The Virgin Mary went with the Apostle John to Ephesus.
No, Jesus was speaking to John His disciple (Later Apostle). John the Baptist had been beheaded some time before Jesus was crucified.
before matthew was a deciple he was a tax colecter
All the Bible states is that he was a son of Zebedee, brother of John, and was a fisherman.
There was St. John the Baptist who was beheaded before the death of Jesus, and St. John the Apostle who wrote the book of John. They were different people.
Before he became an apostle, he was a fisherman on the Sea of Galilee with his brother Simon Peter.
Before they became disciples of Jesus, both Andrew and his brother Peter were fishermen by trade.
I assume you are referring to St. Philip the Apostle. Little is known about him except that he was a follower of John the Baptist before he became an apostle. He was from Bethsaida, as were Peter and Andrew. He was martyred about the year 80 at Hierapolis, Phrygia
No John was a brother of James the son of Zebedee.
It was actually John the Apostle and this occurred late in the first century AD. John the Baptist was beheaded on the orders of Herod quite some years earlier, before the death of Jesus in 33 AD.
There was also a second apostle named James the Greater. It is unknown why they distinguished the two in this manner. One suggestion was that one was taller than the other. Yet another possible reason was that James the Greater became an apostle before James the Less.
Saint Thomas the Apostle is thought to have been a builder before becoming an apostle.
Neither, John the baptist was a prophet. He was the cousin of Jesus. He started preaching and baptizing shortly before the start of the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth and thus was neither a disciple nor an apostle. He is indicated in the Bible as the forerunner of Jesus. See Matthew 3:1ff, Mark 1:1ff, Luke 1:ff, Luke 3:1ff, John 1:19ff for biblical references to John the baptist.
Before he was an apostle, Andrew worked with his brother, Simon Peter, as a fisherman in the town of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee.
Peter was a commercial fisherman before becoming an apostle.
Andrew is known for being the brother of Simon Peter. Both were fishermen before they became apostles of Our Lord. Andrew was the first apostle and had been a disciple of John the Baptist. He died on an x-shaped cross and continued preaching for 2 days while he hung on the cross.
Thomas was a fisherman before he became a apostle.
Some traditions say that Jude was a farmer before becoming an apostle.
There were no Baptists before the 1500s. The first Baptist church was in 1609.
He was a fisherman on the sea of Galilee John 1:44. He was a follower of John the Baptist before becoming a disciple of Jesus.
Peter was the first apostle. There were disciples before him -- namely John the Baptist and his followers -- , but Peter was the first follower granted apostleship by Christ. The apostles were appointed after all by God. Jesus had already met willing disciples in at least John the Baptist and some of his followers, and Andrew, Peter's brother, had already followed their lead. But it wasn't until the following passage that an apostle was made:Joh 1:42 reads: And he (Andrew) brought him (Peter) to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon son of John. You will be called Peter (Gk., Aramaic Cephas meaning Rock)."Thus by naming Peter (Gr. Rock) did Christ bestow his First Apostleship.
Before he became an apostle, Matthew was a tax collector for the Roman government.
The Bible reveals that only four people were sanctified by God before their births for a special purpose, including Jeremiah, John the Baptist, Jesus Christ and the apostle Paul.