But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it.1 At that time you will be given what to say,
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for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father2 speaking through you.
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"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents3 and have them put to death.4
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All men will hate you because of me,5 but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.6
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When you are persecuted in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes.7
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"A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master.8
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It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebub,9 how much more the members of his household!
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"So do not be afraid of them. There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.10
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What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs.
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One11 who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
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Are not two sparrows sold for a penny ? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.
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