Apostles

Apostle. The word ‘apostle’ means ‘sent one‘ or ‘messenger’. It can be used for any messenger, or it may refer to specific offices. Here are a few examples of its general application: Titus and other brethren; “they are deputed messengers of assemblies” (2 Cor. 8:23). Epaphroditus; “your messenger” (Phil. 2:25). Any sent one; “neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him” (John 13:16). However, the word ‘apostle’ is used more specifically for those who are sent according to a Divine will in service to a Divine Person.   […]
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Matthew 10

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Preaching of the Kingdom: Twelve Disciples Sent to Lost Sheep Matthew 10   Matthew 10 gives us the sending forth of the heralds of the kingdom to announce that the King was present, and to demonstrate through signs that He possessed the power to bring about the long anticipated time of millennial blessing. In Matthew 8-9 we saw that the Lord Himself had the power to bring in the kingdom, but now He sends forth His heralds […]

Office

Related: Spiritual Gifts; House of God   New Testament Office. The subject of office is connected with that of the house of God. God’s house is that sphere of on earth which professes the name of Christ, and carries a testimony to the world of God’s character. God will have order in His house, and to that end, He has established offices in the house. The Son. The highest office in the house of God is Christ Himself, who is “son […]