1/.  One of the 12 disciples.  In one of the few times he is mentioned by name, Jesus presented him with a challenge (Jn 6:5).

See also: disciples of Jesus.

2/.  An evangelist who began serving tables in the practical area of the church but then is recorded as preaching to the Samaritans, and later following the Holy Spirit’s direction he finds himself explaining the gospel to the Ethiopian official (Acts 6:1-6, 8:5-40, 21:8,9).

3/.  Philip the Tetrarch, the son of Herod the Great, who administered the Jewish nation under the control of Rome (Lk 3:1).

See also: Herod.