He appointed twelve that they might be with Him and to send them out... Mark 3:14 Yes, they were chosen to be sent out in ministry but notice First and foremost, they were chosen to be with Him
"Many want the Spirit's power but not the Spirit's purity. The Holy Spirit does not rent out His attributes. His power is never separated from His glorious Self." James A. Stewart
The danger of the American church is wanting to get back to normal. WHY? Normal was inconsistent atttendance, carnality, disunity, prayerlessness, doctrinal arguments, denominational and pastoral jealousies, over-programming, and weak giving. NO, we need to get back to Jesus! - Michael Catt
When we just sit there and do nothing, when the Lord has spoken to us a deep sleep comes upon us....