As he was on his way to Jerusalem, he was passing along the borders of Samaria and Galilee.
It came to pass, when the days were near that he should be taken up, he intently set his face to go to Jerusalemand sent messengers before his face. They went and entered into a village of the Samaritans, so as to prepare for him.
Jesus sent these twelve out, and commanded them, saying,“ Don’t go among the Gentiles, and don’t enter into any city of the Samaritans.Rather, go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
He said to them,“ Why were you looking for me? Didn’t you know that I must be in my Father’s house?”