Apostle James a Son of Thunder video. These were the apostles closest to Jesus – Peter, James, and John. Apostle James was on Peter’s team – the first team. Apostle James enjoyed a very close relationship with Jesus and was present in the more private times of Jesus, yet we don’t know much about him.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE CHAPTER 6

notes by Delbert Young

Apostle James a Son of Thunder video (Luke 6:12-16)

Apostle James a Son of Thunder video

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Apostle James a Son of Thunder video – Doug Eaker – Luke 6:12-16

Scriptures: Luke 6:12-16; Matthew 4:21-22; Mark 3:17; Luke 9:51-52; Luke 9:53-56; Matthew 20:20; Matthew 20:21; Matthew 20:22; Matthew 20:23; Matthew 20:24; Acts 12:1-2

 

James was part of a fishing enterprise. When he and his brother John are mentioned together, James is always first meaning he could be older or the most dominate.

Apostle James was in what is called “the inner circle.” These are the three apostles closest to Jesus – Peter, James, and John. He was on Peter’s team – the first team. Apostle James enjoyed a very close relationship with Jesus and was present in the more private times of Jesus, yet we don’t know much about him.

Jesus gave James (and John) a special name.

Mark 3:17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder)

When Jesus gave a name, it defined something about their character. Jesus didn’t say, “Sons of Zebedee.” He said “Sons of Thunder.” Thunder is bronte {bron-tay’} meaning to roar; thunder. Verse Search Study Commentary says about Boanerges {bo-an-erg-es’} – “a nickname given to James and John, the sons of Zebedee, by the Lord. The name seems to denote fiery and destructive zeal that may be likened to a thunder storm.” James had a thunderous personality. James was a fiery loud person. He was passionate about what he felt and believed. As we will see, he made enemies rapidly… (continue sermon notes)

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