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Luke 9

NIV 1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, NIV 1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, NIV 2 and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. NIV 2 and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. NIV 3 He told them: "Take nothing for the journey--no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra tunic. NIV 3 He told them: "Take nothing for the journey--no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra tunic. NIV 4 Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town. NIV 4 Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town. NIV 5 If people do not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave their town, as a testimony against them." NIV 5 If people do not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave their town, as a testimony against them." NIV 6 So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere. NIV 6 So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere. NIV 7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was going on. And he was perplexed, because some were saying that John had been raised from the dead, NIV 7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was going on. And he was perplexed, because some were saying that John had been raised from the dead, NIV 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life. NIV 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life. NIV 9 But Herod said, "I beheaded John. Who, then, is this I hear such things about?" And he tried to see him. NIV 9 But Herod said, "I beheaded John. Who, then, is this I hear such things about?" And he tried to see him. NIV 10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida, NIV 10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida, NIV 11 but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing. NIV 11 but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing. NIV 12 Late in the afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away so they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here." NIV 12 Late in the afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away so they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here." NIV 13 He replied, "You give them something to eat." They answered, "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish--unless we go and buy food for all this crowd." NIV 13 He replied, "You give them something to eat." They answered, "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish--unless we go and buy food for all this crowd." NIV 14 (About five thousand men were there.) But he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each." NIV 14 (About five thousand men were there.) But he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each." NIV 15 The disciples did so, and everybody sat down. NIV 15 The disciples did so, and everybody sat down. NIV 16 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them. Then he gave them to the disciples to set before the people. NIV 16 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them. Then he gave them to the disciples to set before the people. NIV 17 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over. NIV 17 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over. NIV 18 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?" NIV 18 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?" NIV 19 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets of long ago has come back to life." NIV 19 They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets of long ago has come back to life." NIV 20 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God." NIV 20 "But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?" Peter answered, "The Christ of God." NIV 21 Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone. NIV 21 Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone. NIV 22 And he said, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life." NIV 22 And he said, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life." NIV 23 Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. NIV 23 Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. NIV 24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it. NIV 24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it. NIV 25 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self ? NIV 25 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self ? NIV 26 If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels. NIV 26 If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels. NIV 27 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God." NIV 27 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God." NIV 28 About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. NIV 28 About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. NIV 29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. NIV 29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. NIV 30 Two men, Moses and Elijah, NIV 30 Two men, Moses and Elijah, NIV 31 appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem. NIV 31 appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem. NIV 32 Peter and his companions were very sleepy, but when they became fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him. NIV 32 Peter and his companions were very sleepy, but when they became fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him. NIV 33 As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah." (He did not know what he was saying.) NIV 33 As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah." (He did not know what he was saying.) NIV 34 While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud. NIV 34 While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud. NIV 35 A voice came from the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him." NIV 35 A voice came from the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him." NIV 36 When the voice had spoken, they found that Jesus was alone. The disciples kept this to themselves, and told no one at that time what they had seen. NIV 36 When the voice had spoken, they found that Jesus was alone. The disciples kept this to themselves, and told no one at that time what they had seen. NIV 37 The next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met him. NIV 37 The next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met him. NIV 38 A man in the crowd called out, "Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. NIV 38 A man in the crowd called out, "Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. NIV 39 A spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams; it throws him into convulsions so that he foams at the mouth. It scarcely ever leaves him and is destroying him. NIV 39 A spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams; it throws him into convulsions so that he foams at the mouth. It scarcely ever leaves him and is destroying him. NIV 40 I begged your disciples to drive it out, but they could not." NIV 40 I begged your disciples to drive it out, but they could not." NIV 41 "O unbelieving and perverse generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you and put up with you? Bring your son here." NIV 41 "O unbelieving and perverse generation," Jesus replied, "how long shall I stay with you and put up with you? Bring your son here." NIV 42 Even while the boy was coming, the demon threw him to the ground in a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the evil spirit, healed the boy and gave him back to his father. NIV 42 Even while the boy was coming, the demon threw him to the ground in a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the evil spirit, healed the boy and gave him back to his father. NIV 43 And they were all amazed at the greatness of God. While everyone was marveling at all that Jesus did, he said to his disciples, NIV 43 And they were all amazed at the greatness of God. While everyone was marveling at all that Jesus did, he said to his disciples, NIV 44 "Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men." NIV 44 "Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you: The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men." NIV 45 But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it. NIV 45 But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it. NIV 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest. NIV 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest. NIV 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him. NIV 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him. NIV 48 Then he said to them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For he who is least among you all--he is the greatest." NIV 48 Then he said to them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For he who is least among you all--he is the greatest." NIV 49 "Master," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us." NIV 49 "Master," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us." NIV 50 "Do not stop him," Jesus said, "for whoever is not against you is for you." NIV 50 "Do not stop him," Jesus said, "for whoever is not against you is for you." NIV 51 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. NIV 51 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. NIV 52 And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him; NIV 52 And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him; NIV 53 but the people there did not welcome him, because he was heading for Jerusalem. NIV 53 but the people there did not welcome him, because he was heading for Jerusalem. NIV 54 When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them ?" NIV 54 When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them ?" NIV 55 But Jesus turned and rebuked them, NIV 55 But Jesus turned and rebuked them, NIV 56 and they went to another village. NIV 56 and they went to another village. NIV 57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go." NIV 57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go." NIV 58 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head." NIV 58 Jesus replied, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head." NIV 59 He said to another man, "Follow me." But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." NIV 59 He said to another man, "Follow me." But the man replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." NIV 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God." NIV 60 Jesus said to him, "Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God." NIV 61 Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family." NIV 61 Still another said, "I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say good-by to my family." NIV 62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God." NIV 62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."