I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. (Matthew 10:16)

"Be on your guard against men; they will hand you over to the local councils and flog you in their synagogues. (Matthew 10:17)

On my account you will be brought before governors and kings as witnesses to them and to the Gentiles. (Matthew 10:18)

But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say, (Matthew 10:19)

for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. (Matthew 10:20)

"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death. (Matthew 10:21)

All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. (Matthew 10:22)

When you are persecuted in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes. (Matthew 10:23)

"A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. (Matthew 10:24)

It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebub, how much more the members of his household! (Matthew 10:25)


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