A Samaritan Village Rejects Jesus
When the days drew near for j him to be taken up, k he set his face l to go to Jerusalem.
And m he sent messengers ahead of him, who went and entered a village of n the Samaritans, to make preparations for him.
But o the people did not receive him, because p his face was set toward Jerusalem.
And when his disciples James and John saw it, they said, "Lord, do you want us to tell q fire to come down from heaven and consume them?"
But he turned and rebuked them.
And they went on to another village.
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So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
2 Kings 12:17
At that time Hazael king of Syria went up and fought against Gath and took it. But when Hazael set his face to go up against Jerusalem.
But the Lord God helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame.
Then hear the word of the Lord, O remnant of Judah. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: If you set your faces to enter Egypt and go to live there.
He went on his way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem.
On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee.
And taking the twelve, he said to them, "See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished.
As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately.
And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.
After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go.
These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, "Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans.
The Samaritan woman said to him, "How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?" ( For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.)
But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion.
Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you say that in Jerusalem is the place where people ought to worship.
It performs great signs, even making fire come down from heaven to earth in front of people.