Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was a disciple of John the Baptist.
“35 Again the next day John was standing with two of his disciples, 36 and he looked at Jesus as He walked, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!” 37 The two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. 38 And Jesus turned and saw them following, and said to them, “What do you seek?” They said to Him, “Rabbi (which translated means Teacher ), where are You staying?” 39 He said to them, “Come, and you will see.” So they came and saw where He was staying; and they stayed with Him that day, for it was about the tenth hour. 40 One of the two who heard John speak and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. 41 He found first his own brother Simon and said to him, “We have found the Messiah ” (which translated means Christ ).” John 1.
Andrew does not get enough credit, I think, for being the seeker he was. He was running around in the wilderness with John, baptizing people, bringing the message of the kingdom to the world, before he ever met Jesus. And Andrew was the one who brought his brother to Jesus.
It would be nice just to be an Andrew in this life. I pray I bring a Simon Peter to Jesus.
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