Luke 9:1-9 – Discipleship Practicum

Luke 9:1-9 marks a turning point in Luke, where Jesus, having been teaching and displaying his works to his disciples, then gives them power to heal and cast out demons and sends them out to expand his work. However, as Matt Brown points out, the ultimate work of glorifying God is Christ’s ultimate purpose, and it continues to be accomplished through the disciple’s “practicum”.