Yeshua Commissions 12 of His Talmidim to Be His Emissaries

To Be Like Yeshua Means – To Affirm Others

0In my last post, we finished our series entitled “To Be Like Yeshua Means ~ To Serve Others.”  In this new series, we will begin to explore the concept to be like Yeshua means to affirm others by examining Yeshua’s instructions to his talmidim found in Chapter 10.   However, before we begin, let me set the context and the stage by quoting the last few verses of Matthew 9, beginning at verse 35.

“Yeshua went about all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and weakness.  When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were harried and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.  Then he said to his talmidim, “The harvest is rich, but the workers are few.   Pray that the Lord of the harvest will send out workers to gather in his harvest.” ~ Matthew 9: 35-38

In reading this passage, I couldn’t help but think of the ministry of Rabbi Sha’ul as he conducted his itinerant ministry after his conversion. Continue reading “Yeshua Commissions 12 of His Talmidim to Be His Emissaries”