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Were only the eleven instructed to 'teach and baptise' or was there a 'Great Commission' made to the entire Church?

While it is certain that teaching, preaching, pastoring, evangelizing, etc., in an 'ordained' ongoing fashion are gifts of the Spirit within individuals particularly called from within local bodies of ...
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Were only the eleven instructed to 'teach and baptise' or was there a 'Great Commission' made to the entire Church?

The KJV obscures something here, by translating both διδάσκω and μαθητεύω as “teach”. Jesus is speaking to the “eleven disciples” (ἕνδεκα μαθηταὶ), and commands them to “disciple” or “make disciples ...
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Were only the eleven instructed to 'teach and baptise' or was there a 'Great Commission' made to the entire Church?

Jesus said in Matthew 28:19-20 go make disciple…..teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you. The primary thing Jesus had commanded them to do was make disciples. So all those that ...
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When did Jesus launch his public ministry?

OP: Exactly when did Jesus launch his public ministry? Although Jesus Christ did not operate as a priest under the Mosaic Law, He still began His public ministry about the age of 30 at His baptism. ...
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Do the angels in heaven ever get scared of the thunders and lightnings proceeding from the great white throne?

The Book of Revelation contains John's description of what he saw in a vision, described in his own words based on his own experience. To him, whatever was happening at the throne could best be ...
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When did Jesus launch his public ministry?

Luke's gospel is helpful. Chapter 3 describes Jesus' baptism in the River Jordan then says (in verse 23): Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry. There follows (in ...
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Because of Paul's use of "Evangelism" repeatedly in 1 Corinthians 9:16, did he consider himself an Evangelist as well as Apostle?

Of course, Paul considered himself an evangelist as well as an apostle, as did the Lord who ordained and commanded him to evangelize: Acts 9:15, 17 KJV 15 But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for ...
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