What the Bible says about Jesus

The True Light "In him, (the Lord Jesus) was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world,…the world didn’t recognize him." John 1:4,9.
The Good Seed and the Weeds The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seeds in his field. But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. Matthew 13:24,25.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Was It a Command?


Reblogged from:gracethrufaith.com
 
Q.  I am little bit confused regarding the word “GO” in Matt.28:19. because one of our pastors keeps on insisting that the word “GO” is not a word of command.  We have been arguing on this matter because I beleive that the word “GO” in that particular verse is a word of command.  Please make it clear for us.


A.  I can see why there’s been discussion regarding this.  The Greek word translated “go” in Matt. 28:18 is not a clear command.  It’s a passive verb that means “to continue” as on a journey.  It can also imply a transfer, in which case the Lord would have been transferring His ministry to His disciples, telling them to continue doing what they had seen Him doing.
Historically speaking, it’s clear that all of the disciples did accept responsibility for bringing the gospel to the world and devoted the rest of their lives to this task. This would appear to mean that they saw His instructions to them as more than just a suggestion.

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