Jesus called his twelve disciples to him … first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother … and Matthew the tax collector …

Matthew 10:1-3

Matthew wanted others to know that he had been rescued by the Shepherd and gladly followed. He did not have a brother in the team, but obeyed because he was in need, and trusted the Saviour. Further, he knew he was equally loved with ‘first…Peter’.

Daily Reading: Luke 20:27-47