Luke 9:1-11 NIV

Jesus Sends Out the Twelve

1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases,

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2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

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3 He told them: “Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra shirt.

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4 Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town.
5 If people do not welcome you, leave their town and shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.”

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6 So they set out and went from village to village, proclaiming the good news and healing people everywhere.
7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was going on. And he was perplexed because some were saying that John had been raised from the dead,

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      8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.

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          9 But Herod said, “I beheaded John. Who, then, is this I hear such things about?” And he tried to see him.

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          Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand

          10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida,

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          11 but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.

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