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Monday, October 08, 2007

Goldsmith, M. (2001). Matthew and Mission: The Gospel Through Jewish Eyes 

It is significant that Mat changes words when describing the 12. IN v 1 ch 10) he calls then teh 12 disciples but in the following verse they are given the new title of 'apostles'. They are not only to follow Jesus and learn at his feet, but also to be sent out in active mission. So in v 5 Mat says ' these 12 Jesus sent out'. Following J and being sent in mission go hand in hand together. pp92


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