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
The people talked and came up with
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
Matthias was an apostle.
There were twelve apostles again
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