|And when He had called His twelve disciples to Him, He gave them power over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
Simon the Cananite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him. |
nor bag for your journey, nor two tunics, nor sandals, nor staffs; for a worker is worthy of his food.
If the household is worthy, let your peace come upon it. But if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.
But beware of men, for they will deliver you up to councils and scourge you in their synagogues.
for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.
And you will be hated by all for My name's sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved.
Therefore do not fear them. For there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known.
And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
"Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.
For I have come to 'set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law';
He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward. And he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.