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Matthew 10:16 - 10:20 (Part 2)

Gospel of Matthew
Gospel of MatthewSteve Gregg

In a discussion of Matthew 10:16-20, Steve Gregg reflects on Jesus' warnings to his disciples about the opposition they would face in their ministry. He notes that Christ expected his followers to live wisely and make good decisions about their health and safety, though ultimately they should be willing to die for their faith if necessary. Gregg highlights verse 17, which predicts that the disciples will be persecuted and beaten in synagogues, yet also promises that the Holy Spirit will give them wisdom to speak in their defense. Ultimately, he encourages Christians to meditate on the idea of being hated for their testimony in order to strengthen their faith.

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