A.M. 4035. A.D. 31.
In this chapter we have,
(1,) An account of our Lord’s calling and commissioning his twelve disciples, (who are here named,) to co-operate with him in teaching and working miracles, Matthew 10:1-4 .
(2,) The instructions he gives them with respect to the objects of their ministry, and their mode of preaching and proceeding, Matthew 10:5-15 .
(3,) He predicts the opposition and persecutions they should meet with, and directs them how to behave in the midst of such trials, Matthew 10:16-25 .
(4,) Exhorts them not to fear, and encourages them with assurances of protection, aid, and a future reward of their labours, Matthew 10:26-39 .
(5,) He promises peculiar blessings to such as should receive and assist his servants in their work, Matthew 10:40-42 .
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