Most of the Apostles died horrible deaths because they would not deny that they saw Jesus raised from the dead.<quoted text>
You left out the most important part of the verse.
Jesus did many other miraculous signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. But (THESE ARE WRITTEN THAT YOU MAY BELIEVE) that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.
So John simply fabricated a bunch of miracles that you may believe? No doubt Johns word works for you, but Im sure even then most preferred to see the signs for themselves.
PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner; confessedly unworthy
It was very hard and tough to be a follower of Jesus back in the day.
They had to hide, keep their beliefs to themselves, because you could be arrested and put in jail, and be dinner for the lions in the coliseum.
Faith is faith and does not matter if your a rocket scientist or and uneducated person.