Matthew 10 Devotional Commentary

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Matthew 10:5

It is very important to understand that Jesus was specifically sent by God, to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. He was to execute God's many promises of a kingdom on earth and to fulfil the many prophecies that spoke of peace and prosperity for God's chosen nation. If the Gospels are read without recognising this important issue, it is possible to misinterpret many gospel passages.

Israel were God's chosen people, through

Matthew 10:26

Jesus came to His people to present Himself as Israel's Messiah-King. Many prophecies were fulfilled at His birth and the miracles He performed identified Him as the One to Whom all the prophets pointed. The Lord Jesus proclaimed His kingdom agenda to the people through His various sermons and teachings, and in Matthew chapter 10, He prepared His 12 disciples to undertake a mission to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. They were to announce, "The kingdom of read more...