He was the first disciple of Jesus. Andrew was a fisherman before he and his brother Simon Peter were chosen as two of Jesus' twelve followers. He was the first disciple of Jesus and was baptized by John the Baptist. He is known as "Protokletos" (Protokletos) in Greek Orthodox tradition, which means "the first-called."
According to the Gospels, Andrew was with Peter on the day that Jesus was crucified. After Jesus' death, he returned home to find his wife given away by him. Then he went to Judea with Peter and stayed with him until after Peter's miraculous conversion on the Lake Galilee. It appears that Andrew became a follower of Christ while Peter was still a skeptic who needed to be convinced that Jesus was the Son of God.
Andrew was one of the three who witnessed Peter's miraculous vision on the Sea of Galilee. He also appeared along with Simon Peter at the Crucifixion when both brothers denied knowing Jesus several times before they finally accepted his sacrifice for their sins.
After these events, Andrew joined the other disciples in Jerusalem where they all spent some time together before returning home. During this trip, he must have been very supportive of Peter because we are told that he brought his brother Simon to meet Christ.
In conclusion, Andrew was a faithful disciple of Christ who helped spread the message about Jesus throughout the world.
Philip arrives and informs Andrew. Andrew was the first of the disciples to approach Jesus, bringing his own brother Simon with him (John 1:40–42). He is listed as being close to Simon, James, and John, as partners in the fishing trade on the Sea of Galilee (see Mark 1:16, 29, and Mark 3:18, compared with Luke 5:10).
Andrew was a significant figure in the early life of Jesus. His response to Jesus' call sets into motion a chain of events that leads to the spread of the gospel throughout Israel. Although he fails to follow Jesus during His ministry, he later becomes one of the earliest believers in the kingdom of God.
Andrew was born around A.D. 9 or 10. He followed his brother Simon to Jesus after hearing about Him from some other fishers on the lake (see John 6:71). They bring their net full of fish with which they were going to pay Jesus for all He had done for them; instead, they cast their net on the right side of the lake and gathered the things that were thrown into it. This shows that they were ready to believe anything that would help them understand why Jesus was here on earth and what role He might play in their lives.
They go to Jesus because they know He can perform miracles. So far, Jesus has only performed healing miracles, but now He begins to reveal Himself as more than just a prophet but as the Messiah, the Son of God.
The Apostle Andrew Andrew the Apostle, Jesus' first disciple to be called, and one of his primary witnesses (1 Cor. 1:12). He may have been born before Jesus or after him, but either way he was very young when Jesus started his ministry. We know that he served as a disciple of Jesus for at least 10 years because Paul mentions an incident where he and another apostle were beaten with rods by order of the high priest. They were then sent away "to keep out of sight". This must have happened sometime between A.D. 52 and 55 because this is how long it took for Paul to travel from Rome to Jerusalem to meet up with James (Gal. 1:18-19).
Andrew's role in the Gospels is not as prominent as that of Peter or John but he does appear twice; once together with Peter and again on his own. In both cases he plays an important part in the narrative. For example, he goes with Peter to visit Jesus on the night of His arrest (14:29). When they arrive at the house of the high priest, Peter and Andrew go inside while Jesus stays outside with the other men. But Andrew shows up again during Jesus' trial before Caiaphas and the Sanhedrin.
The earliest disciples in the Gospel of John are also disciples of John the Baptist, and one of them is named as Andrew, the brother of the Apostle Peter. The next day, John returned with two of his followers. They were not very prominent in the story but they are important in history because they were the first Christians to believe in Jesus as Christ.
After the death and resurrection of Jesus, many others joined him, most notably Paul. However, there are several people mentioned in the book of John who weren't among those who traveled with Jesus or even lived in Israel at all. They include: James, Joses, Judas (not the traitor), Simon (not the magician) and Thaddeus.
In addition, the book of Revelation mentions some people who weren't alive when these events happened: "A voice from heaven said: 'This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.' And then I saw a white horse...'" (Revelation 19:11-13).
Andrew was called "brother" because he was related to the Apostle Peter. Although Peter was a significant figure in the early days of Christianity, after his execution c. A.D. 68, Andrew becomes the first known leader of the church.
Peter, a Jewish fisherman, was invited to be a follower of Jesus at the start of his career. He was given the name Cephas by Jesus (from the Aramaic Kepa ["Rock"]; hence Peter, from Petros, a Greek translation of Kepa). St. Peter, who was he? St. Peter was one of Jesus' 12 apostles, according to Christian tradition.
Simon was Peter's first name. Jesus was the one who gave Peter a new name. Peter means "rock" or "Petra" in Greek. He was Andrew's brother and a Galilean fisherman. The brothers hailed from the Bethsaida village (John 1:43, 12:21).
During Jesus' earthly mission, the Apostle Peter may have been the most vocal of the twelve apostles. He undoubtedly became one of the most outspoken witnesses for the gospel. His beginnings were undoubtedly modest. He was born about 1 B.C. and died around A.D. 67.
In Luke's somewhat altered recollection of the call, Andrew is not mentioned (5:1-11). In John's gospel (1:35–42), he is one of two John the Baptist disciples who decide to follow Jesus. Andrew then enlists the help of his brother Simon, whom Jesus renames "Cephas," which translates to "Peter." Andrew and Peter become two of the most important apostles of Christ.
Andrew was born around AD 5 B.C. and was the first son of Simon Peter's second marriage to Xanthippe. The couple had one other child, a daughter named Philippa.
When Andrew was very young, his father sent him to Jerusalem with his mother to look after their business interests there. While they were away from home, thieves broke into their room at night and robbed them of their money and clothes. When the parents returned and found that something was wrong with their children's room, they accused each other of stealing. Realizing that she was guilty, Xanthippe committed suicide by hanging herself. Her body was found next to that of her husband.
After this tragedy, Andrew went to live with his aunt, Mary Magdalene, in Galilee. There he met Jesus who called him to follow him. Andrew then left to join his father in Asia Minor (present-day Turkey). They worked together at a fishing village called Port Syros. During these years, Peter saw himself as a disciple of John the Baptist rather than Jesus.