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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Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
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As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’
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Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.
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“Do not get any gold or silver or copper to take with you in your belts—
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no bag for the journey or extra shirt or sandals or a staff, for the worker is worth his keep.
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Whatever town or village you enter, search there for some worthy person and stay at their house until you leave.
As you enter the home, give it your greeting.
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If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you.
If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, leave that home or town and shake the dust off your feet.
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Truly I tell you, it will be more bearable for Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town.
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