7And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.
7 Verse 7. And as ye go, preach] πορευομενοιδεκηρυσσετε, and
as you proceed, proclaim like heralds-make this proclamation
wherever ye go, and while ye are journeying. Preach and travel;
and, as ye travel, preach-proclaim salvation to all you meet.
Wherever the ministers of Christ go, they find lost, ruined souls;
and, wherever they find them, they should proclaim Jesus, and his
power to save. For an explanation of the word proclaim or preach,
See Clarke on Mt 3:1.
From this commission we learn what the grand subject of
apostolic preaching was-THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND! This
was the great message. "They preached," says Quesnel, "to
establish the faith; the kingdom, to animate the hope; of heaven,
to inspire the love of heavenly things, and the contempt of
earthly; which is at hand, that men may prepare for it without