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Jesus heals two blind men, then goes to Nazareth (again?), then send out His disciples: Matthew 9:27–34; Mark 6:1–6; Matthew 13:53–58; Matthew 9:35–38; Mark 6:7–13; Matthew 10:1–42; Luke 9:1–6

When Jesus sent out His 12 disciples to spread the good news:

Mark 6:8-9 He told them to take nothing for their journey except a walking stick—no food, no traveler’s bag, no money. He allowed them to wear sandals but not to take a change of clothes.

They could accept hospitality, but that seems to have been about it. There was no promise of an easy life, either:

Matthew 10:16-18 Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves. But beware! For you will be handed over to the courts and will be flogged with whips in the synagogues. You will stand trial before governors and kings because you are my followers. But this will be your opportunity to tell the rulers and other unbelievers about me.

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