Hebrews 8:6-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
6 But Jesus[a] has now obtained a more excellent ministry, and to that degree he is the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted through better promises. 7 For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no need to look for a second one.
8 God[b] finds fault with them when he says:
“The days are surely coming, says the Lord,
13 In speaking of “a new covenant,” he has made the first one obsolete. And what is obsolete and growing old will soon disappear.
Psalm 85:7-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
7 Show us your steadfast love, O Lord,
8 Let me hear what God the Lord will speak,
10 Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet;
Mark 3:13-19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Jesus Appoints the Twelve
13 He went up the mountain and called to him those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14 And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles,[a] to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message, 15 and to have authority to cast out demons. 16 So he appointed the twelve:[b] Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter); 17 James son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder); 18 and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Cananaean, 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
Jesus and Beelzebul
Then he went home;