The New Student's Reference Work/John, Saint

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John, Saint, the apostle and evangelist, was the son of Zebedee, a fisherman of Galilee.  He was born at Bethsaida, and, until called by Jesus to be a disciple, followed his father’s occupation.  The events of his life from this time to the ascension of Christ are to be learned from the Gospels.  Besides Revelation he is held to be the author of the Gospel and the three Epistles which bear his name.