Holy Apostles Herodion, Agabus, Rufus, Asyncritus, Phlegon and Hermas

April 8, 2019 Length: 1:15

All of these are numbered among the Seventy, and all are mentioned in the Epistles of St Paul.
  Herodion was a kinsmen of St Paul: 'Salute Herodion my kinsman' (Romans 16:11). After many sufferings for the Gospel, he worked with the Apostle Peter in Rome, and was beheaded with him.
  Agabus was granted a spirit of prophecy: two of his prophecies are important in the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 11:28, 21:11).
  Rufus was Bishop of Thebes. 'Salute Rufus, chosen in the Lord' (Romans 16:13).
  Asyncritus (Romans 16:14) was Bishop of Hyrcania in Asia.
  Phlegon, (Romans 16:14) was Bishop of Marathon in Thrace.
  Hermas (Romans 16:14) was a bishop in Dalmatia.


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