Bible: Matthew 12:24-30

12:24 But when the Pharisees 1  heard this they said, “He does not cast out demons except by the power of Beelzebul, 2  the ruler 3  of demons! 12:25 Now when Jesus 4  realized what they were thinking, he said to them, 5 Every kingdom divided against itself is destroyed, 6  and no town or house divided against itself will stand. 12:26 So if 7  Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand? 12:27 And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons 8  cast them 9  out? For this reason they will be your judges. 12:28 But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God 10  has already overtaken 11  you. 12:29 How 12  else can someone enter a strong man’s 13  house and steal his property, unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can thoroughly plunder the house. 14  12:30 Whoever is not with me is against me, 15  and whoever does not gather with me scatters. 16 
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