The Meaning of Discipleship
24 “aA 1disciple 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. aIf they have called the head of the house 1bBeelzebul, how much more will they malign the members of his household!
26 “Therefore do not afear them, bfor there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.
27 “aWhat I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim bupon the housetops.
28 “Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather afear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in 1bhell.
29 “aAre not two sparrows sold for a 1cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.
30 “But athe very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 “So do not fear; ayou are more valuable than many sparrows.