Jim Henry, Pastor
First Baptist Church
3701 L.B. McLeod Road
Orlando, FL 32805
Reprinted from Radio Program, "WE BELIEVE"
Program #119, CT #204182
HOW GREAT A COMPANY
In the Gospel of Mark Chapter 3, verse 13, we see the twelve who were being
chosen. We're teaching through the Book of Mark, and as we follow through,
verse by verse, in verse 13, we see how great a company was this group that He
chose to tell the Good News.
"And He went up to the mountain and summoned those
whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him. He
appointed twelve, that they might be with Him, and that
He might send them out to preach, and to have authority
to cast out the demons.
And He appointed the twelve: Simon, (to whom he
also gave the name, Peter), and James, the son of Zebedee,
and John, the brother of James, (to them he gave the name
Boanerges, which means, 'Sons of Thunder'), and Andrew
and Phillip and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and
James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddeus, and Simon tne
Zealot; and Judas Iscariot who also betrayed him."
I heard about this letter and I got a copy of it. I wanted to share it with
you today. It was addressed to: Jesus, son of Joseph; % Woodcrafter's
Carpenter Shop; Nazareth, Zip 25922. It was from the Jordan Management
Consultants in Jerusalem, Zip 26544. They said,
"Dear Sir: Thank you for submitting the resumes of
the twelve men you've picked for management positions in
your new organization. All of them have now taken our
battery of tests and we have not only run the results
through our computer, but also arranged personal inter-
views for each of them with our psychologists and voca-
tional aptitude consultants. The profiles of all the
tests are included and you will want to study each of
them very carefully.
As part of our service and for your guidance, we
make some general comments, such as, an auditor will
include some general statements. This is given as a
result of staff co ...
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