The MARK of a Disciple- CEASING OF OUR SELF
We see that Jesus said there would be three primary areas that disciples must yield too.
Here Jesus emphatically stated that his disciples must not be like Gentile rulers but like “servants” (diakonoi), originally those who waited on tables,19 and like a “slave” (doulos, one totally owned by another and possessing no rights except those given by his or her master). A servant type of ministry, of which Jesus himself is the best example, is set forth.
According to Acts 12:2 James was indeed martyred at the hands of Herod Agrippa I, probably in A.D. 44, and this alone is sufficient fulfillment of the prophecy. The New Testament does not record the death of John. The later epitomizer of the Chronicle of Philip of Side (ca. A.D. 450) claimed that Papias (ca. A.D. 130) indicated John and James were killed by the Jews