Tag Archives: Matthew 10

workers need perspective on their purpose

Matthew 10:38-42 38 And whoever does not take his cross and follow behind me, he is not worthy of me. 39 Whoever finds his soul will destroy it, and whoever destroys his soul for my sake will find it. 40 … Continue reading

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workers need to establish their love priority

Matthew 10:34-37 34 “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the land. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to divide a man against his father, and a … Continue reading

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workers need to admit their identity

Matthew 10:29-33 29 Are not two sparrows sold for an assarion?[1] And not one of them will fall to the land without your Father’s permission. 30 But even the hairs of your head are all accounted for. 31 Do not … Continue reading

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workers need to choose the right fear

Matthew 10:23-28 23 When they pursue you in this city, escape to the next, for honestly, I tell you, you will not have finished with all the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes. 24 “A disciple is … Continue reading

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workers need to be aware of what might happen

Matthew 10:17-22 17 Be attentive of men, for they will send you to court and punish you in their synagogues, 18 and you will be dragged before governors and kings for my sake, for the purpose of testifying before them … Continue reading

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workers need both wisdom and innocence

Matthew 10:12-16 12 As you enter the house, greet it. 13 And if the house is worthy, let your blessing of peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your blessing of peace return to you. 14 … Continue reading

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his advice to the workers in Galilee

Matthew 10:5-11 5 These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, “Do not go to the Gentile regions and do not enter any town of the Samaritans, 6 but go instead to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 7 … Continue reading

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his commission of the workers in Galilee

Matthew 9:37 – 10:4 37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but those working at it are few; 38 therefore pray for the Lord of the harvest to send out more workers into his harvest.” 10:1 … Continue reading

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mission and heaven’s king

Matthew 10.  Chapter 9 had concluded with Jesus commanding his disciples to pray for more harvesters.  Chapter ten begins with commencement day.  Jesus calls his twelve disciples and tells them  “You know those apostles you have been praying for? – … Continue reading

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