Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.
References for Matthew 10:1
These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John;
Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
References for Matthew 10:4
These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
References for Matthew 10:5
Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
References for Matthew 10:6
As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’
References for Matthew 10:7