Jesus called them one by one, Peter, Andrew, James and John,
Next came Philip, Thomas, too, Matthew and Bartholomew.
James the one they called the less, Simon, also Thaddeus,
The twelfth apostle Judas made, Jesus was by him betrayed.
Yes, Jesus called them, Yes, Jesus called them,
Yes, Jesus called them, The Bible tells me so.
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Matthias then took Judas' place
To preach to men of every race.
Paul three preaching trips did make
And went to Rome for Jesus' sake.