On the Night He was Betrayed Things Changed

I was reading my daily devotional today. It included this snippet from Luke 22: 35Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you out to preach the Good News and you did not have money, a traveler’s bag, or an extra pair of sandals, did you need anything?”“No,” they replied. 36“But now,” he said, “take your money and a traveler’s bag. And if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one! 37For the time has come for this prophecy about me to be fulfilled: ‘He was counted among the rebels. [22:37 Isa 53:12] Yes, everything written about me by the prophets will come true.” 38“Look, Lord,” they replied, “we have two swords among us.”“That’s enough,” he said.Luke 22: 35-38 NASB So though he stated to pickup swords and carry money, when...

Who is saved

In my Bible reading, Jesus has been talking about saving gentiles and others outside of the Jews. . .and then today I read Matthew 15:24 “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” I know He eventually sends them to share the word to all nations but reading earlier in Matthew I had the feeling he was spending His time on earth helping believers.