The Lectionary tends to jump around, which can be confusing for people who are in the pews listening week after week. Therefore, I try to always put the reading in context. Last week we heard the Great Commission in Matthew, but that takes place after Jesus dies and is resurrected. Today’s reading in Matthew is much earlier in the story. Here Jesus sends the disciples out on their own for the first time! What does discipleship look like? (going into the world) Is it optional? (no). Take a listen:
Next week I am on vacation, so no sermon.
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