Jesus Sends Out the Twelve

1 Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.

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2 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;
3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.

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5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.

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6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.

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7 As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’

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8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosya, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.

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    • ˆ 10:8 - The Greek word traditionally translated "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
      9 “Do not get any gold or silver or copper to take with you in your belts—

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