Who was the one who took the place of Judas Iscariot?
Matthias was one of the 12 apostles. Let’s consider 12 things we know about him
- Matthias fulfilled prophecy
- Matthias was intimately acquainted with the Lord Jesus.
- Matthias was chosen to be an apostle by the Lord.
- Matthias received the baptism of the Holy Spirit.
- Matthias performed signs and wonders.
- Matthias with great power was giving testimony to the resurrection of Jesus.
- Matthias helped distribute money to needy saints.
- Matthias was arrested, threatened and beaten.
- Matthias helped resolve a problem with needy widows.
- Matthias was able to give Christians the Holy Spirit.
- Matthias assisted in resolving the controversy over circumcision.
- Matthias was part of the foundation of the church by teaching the doctrine of Christ.