Front row, left to right: President M. Russell Ballard and Elders Jeffrey R. Holland, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, David A. Bednar, and Quentin L. Cook. After they died, their authority was taken from the earth. 1 And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. 2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Learn about them, and how Apostles of today are Pages in category "Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().C Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles We actually do have some biblical scripture to back this one up, from Acts chapter 12, 1-2: Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church. And he killed James the brother of John with the sword. The official group portrait of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, photographed April 2018. The original 12 apostles of Jesus Christ have sacrificed and given so much of their lives in advocating Christ’s Gospel.