The Apostle John – is the author of the Gospel of John, 1, 2, and 3 John and the book of Revelation in the New Testament. He was part of the inner circle of Jesus, Peter, James and John were the most intimate followers of Christ. When he is introduced for the first time, we learn he is the brother of James. He is also called a “son of thunder” by Jesus. John was brash, aggressive, and passionate, but he became known as ‘the apostle of love’. John grasped the divine love of Jesus in a unique way. He was the only one of the 12 disciples at the cross.