The Gospel of Matthew
Session 21 – 2/9/2014
Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos
Next discourse of the Church’s mission work
- He gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every infirmity.
- The 12 disciples are named and paired together
Simon- first called Peter
Andrew – his brother
James the son of Zebedee and John his brother
Philip and Bartholomew- likely the Nathanial of John’s Gospel
Thomas and Matthew
James the son of Alphaeus and Thaddaeus
Simon the Cananite and Judas Iscariot
- Twelve are sent out to the lost sheep of the house of Israel to herald the Good News that the Kingdom of the heavens draws near.
- Healing Mission of the Apostles
What & How