Sent Ones

03.05.17 – Dave Riddle

Key Passages:

  • Mark 3:14-15
  • Mark 6:7-13

The Commissioning of the Twelve

  • They were authorized
    • Mark 6:7
    • exousia (Greek: ἐξουσία) – the power of authority and of right. The power of rule or government. The power of one whose will and commands must be submitted to by others and obeyed.
    • Matthew 10:1
  • They should “travel light”
    • Mark 6:8
  • They were called to engage the receptive
    • Mark 6:11
  • They displayed Empathy and Power
    • Luke 9:1
    • dunamis (Greek: δύναμις) – inherent power, power residing in a thing by virtue of its nature, or which a person or thing exerts and puts forth
  • They shared a simple message
    • Repent
    • Mark 6:12
    • Our simple message: Turn from sin. Turn to Jesus