New Testament

Gospels and Acts of the Apostles

What was the role of the apostles?

Jesus gave all the apostles the authority to cure every disease and sickness. Jesus’ instructions to them were this: “As you go, preach this message, ‘The kingdom of heaven is near.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons.” (NIV, Matthew 10:7–8) This is recounted in Luke 10 as well.


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