Jesus summoned His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.
And He *went up on the mountain and * summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him.
And He *summoned the twelve and began to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits;
And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “ All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
And when day came, He called His disciples to Him and chose twelve of them, whom He also named as apostles:
Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will injure you.
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.
And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”
John answered and said, “ A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.
Jesus answered them, “ Did I Myself not choose you, the twelve, and yet one of you is a devil?”
even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.
So Jesus said to them again, “ Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.”
but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
‘And do not lead us into temptation, but [ deliver us from evil. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]
And Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Now when evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the twelve disciples.
While He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came up accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people.
These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues;
The Father loves the Son and has given all things into His hand.
but put to death the Prince of life, the one whom God raised from the dead, a fact to which we are witnesses.
And the evil spirit answered and said to them, “I recognize Jesus, and I know about Paul, but who are you?”
A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;
It had a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names were written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.