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No doub t suc h marvel s wer e experience d i n th e head y charismati c excitement o f th e 305 , bu t th e evangelist , lik e th e apostle , seem s t o b e making terms with a soberer reality. The sam e limitatio n ma y appl y t o th e so-calle d 'itineran t radicals' . Matt 1 0 follow s Mar k 6 i n givin g instruction s t o th e Twelv e t o g o 10 In 2 Cor 10-12 Paul is answering Jewish Christian allegations that he has no spiritual power - a s a person, as a speaker, a s a visionary, as a healer.
28f) > bu t i t i s not enough . 11 ; cf . 8) . 1-13) . S o Matthew i s committed t o a believable standard of righteousness. H e does say that few will find the narrow gate, but the y will indeed be few if St Francis's Lady. Poverty is so absolutely to be th e rule . Also, thos e who ar e familiar wit h suc h communitie s kno w that sanctit y an d lov e are not th e invariabl e consequences o f selling all that one has and giving to the poor. It is best then t o see Matthew once more as forming a bridge between the conservatis m of Jerusalem and th e liberalis m of Paul.
21 A V I S I O N FO R THE C H U R C H 'these littl e ones' , thei r churc h members , o n pai n of bein g reported t o God by the latter s guardian angels; if one of them 'is lost', that is commits a serious sin, they are to go after him, and i f they 'find' him , there will be joy in heaven that he does no t 'perish' . 15 ; if he is obdurate, you are to bring him before the local church; and the last resort will be to treat him as the Gentile and the publican - tha t is, excommunicate him. 3-5 .