"And He called the twelve to Himself, and began to send them out two by two." Mark 5:7a
2 by 2
Jesus sent them 2 by 2.
Not by themselves.
Not is large groups.
2 by 2
For many reasons, including for protection, support and encouragement. So that their witness could be verified by another man. For accountability and holding each other to a higher standard.
And for so many reasons, He has given me Mike. The man that I can walk and work and talk and witness beside. He is my 2 by 2.
We've often commented on how thankful we are because we get along so well. We can be together for a whole week, 27-7 and still love each other. In fact, probably love each other more than when we started. We fit together and we were meant to be together.
Thank you, Lord, for giving me the man that I can walk 2 by 2 with.