Why were the apostles sent out in pairs?
Mark 6:7-12 tells us that Jesus sent his 12 apostles and later 70 disciples (Luke 10:1+2)out preaching from town to town by twos. Preaching of this nature was not easy and two together could encourage and assist one another under dificult circumstances(Luke 10:3 / Matthew 10:16-22) as is stated in principle at Ecclesiastes 4:9+10. As questions were raised among those who were being taught, two disciples together could reach more people, better overcome their objections and find scriptural answers. They were to 'preach and teach' anyone who would listen(Matthew 28:19+20), and having two people with two types of personalities, two minds and two backgrounds, would appeal to different kinds of people they would meet, and reach more hearts. Barnabas, for instance, was at first sent out alone to Antioch, but soon felt the need to have help, and went to find Paul(Acts 11:22-26). Until 'the end', preaching in twos will continue to be a valuable resource (Matthew 24:14) .
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the apostles are 12 chosen disciples
each of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ. It can also mean an important early Christian teacher or apioneering missionary
People that followed in the word of the Lord, and all his amazing deeds.
How can you translate this phrase into Polish 'A baby is born with the need to be loved-- and never outgrows it Children are God's apostles day by day sent forth to preach of love and hope and peace'?
Dziecko przychodzi na Åwiat z potrzebÄ miÅoÅci i nigdy z niej nie wyrasta. Dzieci to apostoÅowie Pana - codziennie posyÅane by uczyÄ miÅoÅci, nadz…iei i pokoju.
they. helped Jesus. they met Jesus. they were Jesus followers. they were Jesus peoples. they were friends. they believe in Jesus. they loved Jesus.. They were basically the g…uys Jesus hung out with. They weren't perfect, they didn't always do exactly what He said, 2 of them betrayed Jesus. They were his disciples, the people who tried to follow his teachings. If you try to follow and obey Jesus, you are a disciple of Jesus.
The twelve are mentioned in Matthew 10:2-4. "Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Ze…bedee, and John his brother; Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus; Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him." You can easily see two sets of brothers here: Peter and Andrew, the sons of Jonas; and James and John, the sons of Zebedee. In Acts 1:13, we see that James the son of Alphaeus had a brother in the twelve as well. It is probably Lebbaeus, surnamed Thaddaeus, but in Acts he is called Judas, the brother of James. In other places he is called Judas not Iscariot, to identify him apart from the Judas that betrayed Jesus. So there were three pairs of brothers in the twelve.
A person deputed to execute some important business; but appropriately, a disciple of Christ commissioned to preach the gospel. Twelve persons were selected by Christ for this… purpose; and Judas, one of the number, proving an apostate, his place was supplied by Matthias. Acts 1. The title of apostle is applied to Christ himself, Heb. 3. In the primitive ages of the church, other ministers were called apostles, Rom. 16; as were persons sent to carry alms from one church to another, Philip. 2. This title was also given to persons who first planted the Christian faith. Thus Dionysius of Corinth is called the apostle of France; and the Jesuit Missionaries are called apostles. Among the Jews, the title was given to officers who were sent into distant provinces, as visitors or commissioners, to see the laws observed. Apostle, in the Greek liturgy, is a book contained the epistles of St. Paul, printed in the order in which they are to be read in churches, through the year. http://1828.mshaffer.com/d/search/word,apostle?src= 1. There are now New Testament churches. Much has been said about when New Testament churches started. The Scofield Bible erroneously teaches that the "church" was started at Pentecost. Of course, we can not accept the fact that there is such a thing as "the church." There are churches, and the first New Testament church was started during the personal ministry of Jesus Christ. Since it is a "called-out assembly," it appears that the first church was started in Matthew 10:1, "And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease." The word "called" here comes from the same root word from which the word "church" comes. Here Jesus called out the apostles. Matthew 10:2-4, "Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alpheus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddeus; Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him." http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/Believer%27s%20Corner/dangers_of_the_universal_church.htm .
Apostles are the 12 people Jesus chose to follow him.
They should hyave the same power , or Jesus would not send them out.
Here is a partial list. (Perhaps someone else can fill in the blanks.) Peter - Fisherman Andrew - Fisherman James the Greater (son of Zebedee) - Farmer James the Less… (son of Alphaeus) - John - Fisherman Philip - Bartholomew - Matthew - Tax Collector Thomas - Carpenter Thaddeus - Farmer Simon - Farmer Judas Iscariot - they all did jobs like any normal person
"Then Jesus went out from village to village, teaching. And Hecalled His twelve disciples together and sent them out two by two , with authority to cast outevil spirits." (M…ark 6:6-7 NLT New LivingTranslation ) These may be regarded as " training sessions " for thecommission that they would be commanded to do after Jesus ascendedinto heaven. These were the beginning " baby steps " Jesus'disciples took in learning to Trust Him. Matthew Henry says: "Though the apostles were conscious to themselves of greatweakness. and expected no worldly advantage, yet, in obedience totheir Master, and in dependence upon His Strength, they went out.They did not amuse people with curious matters, but told them theymust repent of their sins, and turn to God..." ( MatthewHenry's Concise Commentary : Mark 6:7-13; The apostlessent forth). Plus, there is the matter of " witnessing " to the Truth ofGod. "I also tell you this: 'If two of you agree down here on earthconcerning anything you ask, My Father in heaven will do it foryou. For where two or three gather together because they are Mine,I AM there among them." (Matt.18:19-20 NLT ) There is comfort in the companionship of others... especiallythrough the unifying Spirit of Christ. The disciples were sent outamong potential " unbelievers "... but regardless of this,even among " believers ": "...everything you say may be confirmed by two or three witnesses."(verse 16). These were " shared experiences " WITNESSED by Christ'sdisciples... who were learning to Trust and Obey their Master. Andthey were also " growing together " in character, learningto trust each other as brothers in Christ. Jesus also sent out SEVENTY-two disciples at another time to train.The twelve He sent out two by two on other occasions must havereturned in the same manner as the seventy-two... with similarimpressions of what they experienced which were subsequentlyassessed by Christ: "When the seventy-two disciples returned, they JOYFULLYREPORTED TO HIM , 'LORD, even the demons obey us whenwe use your name!' 'Yes,' He told them, 'I saw Satan falling fromheaven as a flash of lightning! And I have even given you authorityover all the power of the enemy... But don't rejoice just becauseevil spirits obey you, rejoice because YOUR NAMES AREREGISTERED AS CITIZENS OF HEAVEN .'" (Luke 10:17-20 NLT )
In Homographs Homonyms and Homophones
scent is used. I sent my friend in letter.
In New Testament
Two went to prepare the room for the last super. Added: Because Jesus said "wherever there are 2 or more of you gathered in my name, there I am also."
In New Testament
A: In Galatians 1:15-16, Paul says, " But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, To reveal his Son in me, that I might prea…ch him among the heathen ... " For Paul, it was God, by revealing his Son in Paul, who called him to be an apostle. Paul went immediately to Arabia and afterwards to Damascus, where he preached to the gentiles. A lot of study has gone into Paul's reference to God revealing his Son in him, rather than to him. Logically this suggests something rather different than a mere revelation.
In New Testament
The 12 Apostles got to live with Jesus, going around the countryside with him as he taught & healed people. After Jesus was crucified, the remaining Apostles (not Judas) sprea…d the teachings of Jesus & started the first Christian churches.