Friday, June 3, 2011

Preach to the World about God's Kingdom, but Teach to the Called about God's Way of Life

Matt 4:17
From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near." 
(All NIV)
Matt 4:23
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.
Matt 10:5-7
These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans. Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel. As you go, preach this message: `The kingdom of heaven is near.'
Matt 28:19-20
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.