These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Go nowhere among the Gentiles, and enter no town of the Samaritans,
but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
As you go, proclaim the good news, "The kingdom of heaven has come near.' a8
Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, b cast out demons. You received without payment; give without payment.
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