God Sent the Apostles on a Mission

Matthew 10:7-13


From the Navarre Bible commentary,

We know that “Jesus is training His twelve

Apostles for their mission, which” the Church

Continues until The Second Coming.


Jesus said that God’s Kingdom had come.

That was the message of the Apostles.

Jesus Christ performed many miracles.

The Apostles went forth and did likewise.


Christ was detached from material things.

The Apostles were to imitate Christ.

Jesus gave them a sense of urgency

To give up worrying about their needs.


Jesus gave the Apostles the treasure

Of peace.  They gave peace when they were welcomed.


Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is a book for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.

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