Bible: Matthew 10:16-20

Persecution of Disciples

10:16I 1  am sending you out like sheep surrounded by wolves, 2  so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. 10:17 Beware 3  of people, because they will hand you over to councils 4  and flog 5  you in their synagogues. 6  10:18 And you will be brought before governors and kings 7  because of me, as a witness to them and the Gentiles. 10:19 Whenever 8  they hand you over for trial, do not worry about how to speak or what to say, 9  for what you should say will be given to you at that time. 10  10:20 For it is not you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

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