Prayer – O Lord, choose me and send me wherever your word needs to be preached.
Imagination – (Picture Jesus preparing seventy-two more disciples to go to the villages.)
Context: Other gospels (Mark and Matthew) record Jesus sending the Twelve. Only Luke mentions this larger number of seventy-two. Obviously, the early Church communities sent out large numbers of missionaries. The instructions given for the seventy-two are almost identical to those already given to the Twelve. Continue reading →