St Thomas the Apostle Statue
Made of pewter, comes in deluxe gift box with laminated prayer card.
Saint Thomas appears in a few passages in the Gospel of John. In John 11:16, when Lazarus has just died, the disciples are resisting Jesus` decision to return to Judea, where the Jews had previously tried to stone Jesus. Jesus is determined, but Thomas has the last word:
"Let us also go, that we might die with him
". Some interpret this to anticipate St. Paul`s theological conception of
"dying with Christ
He also speaks up at The Last Supper in John 14:5. Jesus assures his disciples that they know where he is going, but Thomas protests that they don`t know at all. Jesus replies to this and to Philip`s requests with a detailed and difficult exposition of his relationship to God the Father.
In Thomas`s best known appearance in the New Testament, John 20:24-29, he doubts the resurrection of Jesus and demands to feel Je