Go!

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In a scene reminiscent of his earlier sending out of the twelve disciples, discussed here and here, Jesus now appoints seventy-two others and sends them out two-by-two to every town he was about to visit.

Here were his instructions:

What Disciples Should Expect

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Jesus is sending his disciples out on a mission. Yesterday, we covered the first part of his instructions. Today, he goes even deeeeeper:

Jesus Sends Out the Disciples

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As foreshadowed here yesterday, Jesus now begins to mobilize his “harvest workers.”

He called the twelve disciples together and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits, heal every disease and to proclaim the Kingdom of God. Then he gave them these instructions for their mission:

Follow the Leader

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KNOW JESUS MORE NOW

We’re scrutinizing every syllable uttered by Jesus in the Gospels. Today we continue our look at Jesus’ first words to his first followers.

Let’s pick up the story after Jesus’ encounters with Andy and Pete that we discussed here yesterday:

Follow and Fish

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Peter and other future disciples went fishing without Jesus. They caught nothing.

Then Jesus joined them and they caught enough to sink their boats.

Peter and the others freaked out, prompting Jesus to issue today’s featured command:

Jesus’ Last Words

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It’s Jesus’ final moments on this planet with his disciples. Here were his parting words:

The Great Commission

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Jesus’ time on earth is nearing its end. Today, he gives his disciples what is commonly called the Great Commission: