Twelve Apostles
Jesus had been crucified.
Judas was no longer an apostle.
There were about 120 people waiting in the Upper Room as Jesus had instructed.
Peter stood up and said, " With Judas gone, we should get someone to take his place. Jesus selected twelve apostles and now there are just eleven.  This man should have traveled with us from the time Jesus was baptized until the time he was taken from us"
The people talked and came up with two names.
One of the men was Barsabbas.
The other man was Matthias.
They prayed,"Lord, which of these men would you like to take the place of Judas?"
They cast lots and the lot fell on Matthias.
Matthias was an apostle.
There were twelve apostles again

Acts 1:21-26

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