Bartholomew is known as the Apostle of Armenia and was martyred in the year 60AD.
The apostle was a good man who loved God and his people and preached Christianity in Armenia. He was a Christian missionary who traveled to Armenia to spread the word of God throughout the land, but he was not welcomed by everyone.
The Armenian King Tiridates III had him arrested for preaching heresy and sentenced him to death. The king wanted to keep Christianity from spreading through his kingdom, so he ordered that Bartholomew be flayed alive.
When was Bartholomew martyred?
He has martyred in 68 AD for his preaching and became a saint in Armenia.
Perhaps this reminds us that our sufferings here are indeed minor compared to the intense persecution and cold cruelty faced by the apostles and disciples during their times For the sake of the Faith. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: But he that endureth to the end shall be saved.
What was Saint Bartholomew known for?
Bartholomew witnessed the miracles, Jesus walking on water, calming the storm, and feeding the thousands with just a couple of fish and bread. St. Bartholomew was with St. Philip when St. Andrew brought forward a young boy with five barley loaves and two fish. They witnessed Jesus feeding thousands of people with fragments from the five barley loaves and two fish.
St. Bartholomew feast Day.
St. Bartholomew Day is celebrated on August 24th every year. This feast day celebrates the life and miracles of St. Bartholomew, one of the first apostles of Jesus Christ. The holiday is also called “Bartholomew’s Day” or “St. Bart’s Day.” Celebrations include feasts, drinking, and eating traditional foods.
He dedicated his life to spreading the teachings of Jesus. St. Bartholomew is the patron saint of tanners, tailors, plasterers, and leatherworkers. He is also associated with bookbinders, farmers, house painters, butchers, and glove makers due to the manner of his death.
The Armenian Apostolic Church is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, dating back to the first century. St. Bartholomew was one of Jesus’ original twelve apostles and was one of the first apostles to preach Christianity in Armenia during its conversion to Christianity. He is also considered a patron saint for Armenia as he preached a message of peace and understanding during a time of war among nations.
How did apostle Matthew die?
Suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia, Killed by a sword wound.
How did apostle Mark die?
He died in Alexandria, Egypt, after being dragged by Horses through the streets until he was dead.
How did apostle Luke die?
He was hanged in Greece due to his tremendous Preaching to the lost.
How did apostle John die?
He faced martyrdom when he was boiled in a 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 peacefully.
How did apostle Peter die?
He was crucified upside down on an x-shaped cross.
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 died.
How did apostle James die?
The church leader 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 club.
* This was the same pinnacle where Satan had taken Jesus during the Temptation.
How did apostle James(the Son of Zebedee) die?
He was a fisherman by trade when Jesus Called him to a lifetime of ministry. As a strong leader of the church, James was beheaded in Jerusalem.
The Roman officer who guarded James watched, amazed as James defended his faith at 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.
How did apostle Bartholomew die?
Also known as Nathaniel, he 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.
How did apostle Andrew die?
He 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.
When he was led toward the cross, his followers reported that 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 expired.
How did apostle Thomas die?
He was stabbed with a spear in India during his missionary trips to establish the church in the Sub-continent.
How did apostle Jude die?
He was killed with arrows when he refused to deny his faith in Christ.
How did apostle Matthias die?
The apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot was stoned and then beheaded.
How did apostle Paul die?
He was tortured and then beheaded by the evil Emperor Nero in 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.
Pass on to encourage other Christians
Why Do we feel sleepy in Prayer,
But stay awake through a 3-hour movie?
Why are we so bored when we look at the HOLY BOOK,
But find it easy to read other books?
Why is it so easy to ignore a msg about God,
Yet we forward the nasty ones?
Why are Prayers getting smaller,
But bars and clubs are expanding
Why is it so easy to worship a celebrity,
But very difficult to engage with God?
Think about it, are you going to forward this?
Are you going to ignore it, cause you think you will get laughed at?
Forward this to all your friends.
80% of you won’t forward this.
If you deny me in front of your
friends, I will deny you on the day of judgment: