Bible: Matthew 10:5-15

10:5 Jesus sent out these twelve, instructing them as follows: 1  “Do not go to Gentile regions 2  and do not enter any Samaritan town. 3  10:6 Go 4  instead to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 10:7 As you go, preach this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven is near!’ 10:8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, 5  cleanse lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give. 10:9 Do not take gold, silver, or copper in your belts, 10:10 no bag 6  for the journey, or an extra tunic, 7  or sandals or staff, 8  for the worker deserves his provisions. 10:11 Whenever 9  you enter a town or village, 10  find out who is worthy there 11  and stay with them 12  until you leave. 10:12 As you enter the house, give it greetings. 13  10:13 And if the house is worthy, let your peace come on it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you. 14  10:14 And if anyone will not welcome you or listen to your message, shake the dust off 15  your feet as you leave that house or that town. 10:15 I tell you the truth, 16  it will be more bearable for the region of Sodom and Gomorrah 17  on the day of judgment than for that town!

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