Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Apostles
Luk 9:1 And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases,
Luk 9:2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal.
Luk 9:3 And he said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not have two tunics.
Luk 9:4 And whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart.
Luk 9:5 And wherever they do not receive you, when you leave that town shake off the dust from your feet as a testimony against them.”
Luk 9:6 And they departed and went through the villages, preaching the gospel and healing everywhere.
Herod Is Perplexed by Jesus
Luk 9:7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was perplexed, because it was said by some that John had been raised from the dead,
Luk 9:8 by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen.
Luk 9:9 Herod said, “John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?” And he sought to see him.
Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
Luk 9:10 On their return the apostles told him all that they had done. And he took them and withdrew apart to a town called Bethsaida.