1From there they went out and began to go through Galilee, and He did not want anyone to know about it.
For He was teaching His disciples and telling them, "2The Son of Man is to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill Him; and when He has been killed, He will rise three days later."
But 3they did not understand this statement, and they were afraid to ask Him.
4They came to Capernaum; and when He was in 5the house, He began to question them, "What were you discussing on the way?"
But they kept silent, for on the way 6they had discussed with one another which of them was the greatest.
Sitting down, He called the twelve and said to them, "7If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all."
Taking a child, He set him before them, and taking him in His arms, He said to them,
"8Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me."
9John said to Him, "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and 10we tried to prevent him because he was not following us."
But Jesus said, "Do not hinder him, for there is no one who will perform a miracle in My name, and be able soon afterward to speak evil of Me.
"11For he who is not against us is for us.