Matthew 10:24-33New American Standard Bible (NASB)
The Meaning of Discipleship
24 “A [a]disciple is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master.25 It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house [b]Beelzebul, how much more will they malign the members of his household!
26 “Therefore do not fear them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.27 What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.28 Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in [c]hell.29 Are not two sparrows sold for a [d]cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.30 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.31 So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
32 “Therefore everyone who [e]confesses Me before men, I will also confess [f]him before My Father who is in heaven.33 But whoever [g]denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven.
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