“And He ordained twelve, that they should be with Him…”
“…and that He might send them forth to preach, and to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils…”
More than this is the fact that should make us all gasp. The fact is that the God of the universe, Jesus Christ, came to this planet not just to be with us. He came here to die, that we might be with Him forever! In order for us to be near Him, He had to shed the only pure blood in existence. And it is through this blood, that we can be cleansed, so that we might be near Him – for He is holy, and cannot even look upon sin.
And He ordained twelve, that they should be with Him