She had a sister, Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word he said. SCRIPTURE QUOTATIONS are from the World English Bible (WEB), a public domain (no copyright) modern English translation of the Holy Bible. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Later the Master selected seventy and sent them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he intended to go. This combination of compassion and proclamation—deed and word—serves as powerful witness yet today. 18  Jesus said, "I know. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him. This disappoints both those who think of themselves as the select few and those who prefer not to get involved. 12  Sodom will have it better on Judgment Day than the town that rejects you. (J) Do not move around from house to house. For if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon which were done in you, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.14But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you. They took his clothes, beat him up, and went off leaving him half-dead. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Comb and toothbrush and no extra luggage. He experienced rejection in a Samaritan village (9: 51-56). 7 Stay there, eating and drinking whatever they give you, for the worker deserves his wages. Granted, it was a special... 3. Tell her to lend me a hand." How do you interpret it?”, He said, “That you love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and muscle and intelligence—and that you love your neighbor as well as you do yourself.”, “Good answer!” said Jesus. 20:2). “There was once a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho. This principle of the greater value and seriousness of our life finds an illustration in - II. 38-40 As they continued their travel, Jesus entered a village. 10 1-2 Later the Master selected seventy and sent them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he intended to go. Jesus commands the seventy to forego that kind of self-serving behavior and to focus on the purpose for which they have come. 10 1-2 Later the Master selected seventy and sent them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he intended to go. All the same, the great triumph is not in your authority over evil, but in God’s authority over you and presence with you. If it costs any more, put it on my bill—I’ll pay you on my way back.’, “What do you think? Tell her to lend me a hand.”, 41-42 The Master said, “Martha, dear Martha, you’re fussing far too much and getting yourself worked up over nothing. Some manuscripts read seventy and others read seventy-two, and we cannot determine with authority which is correct. Jesus answered by telling a story. She means the "baby-boomers" and refers to the fact that we (as a generation) have failed to train our children properly. The World English Bible is based on the American Standard Version (ASV) of the Bible, the Biblia Hebraica Stutgartensa Old Testament, and the Greek Majority Text New Testament. Don't impose yourself. Distraction can be fatal. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Which of the three became a neighbor to the man attacked by robbers?”. • The people of Jesus’ day thought that health/wealth validated the person’s right standing with God and illness/poverty indicated God’s displeasure. Jesus gave similar instructions at the commissioning of the twelve (Luke 9:3-5), but the only item common to both lists is the bag. Then he lifted him onto his donkey, led him to an inn, and made him comfortable. Luckily, a priest was on his way down the same road, but when he saw him he angled across to the other side. luke 10:17-20. “The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few” (v. 2a). Evans). The one who rejects you, rejects me. Jesus was saying to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; 2. "Master, even the demons danced to your tune!" If Tyre and Sidon had been given half the chances given you, they’d have been on their knees long ago, repenting and crying for mercy. The lectionary reading skips these verses, but it is useful to remember that they are there. It was then brought into the English language by transliteration. She had a sister, Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word he said. I saw Satan fall, a bolt of lightning out of the sky. (Nashville: Abingdon, 1952), Green, Joel B., The New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Gospel of Luke (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1997). John Piper Jan 22, 2006 43 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. But be careful—this is hazardous work. “I thank you, Father, Master of heaven and earth, that you hid these things from the know-it-alls and showed them to these innocent newcomers. 3 “On your way! All the same, the great triumph is not in your authority over evil, but in God’s authority over you and presence with you. 10-12 “When you enter a town and are not received, go out in the street and say, ‘The only thing we got from you is the dirt on our feet, and we’re giving it back. 23  He then turned in a private aside to his disciples. Message… But if it’s not received, take it back and get out. Click on the different category headings to find out more. ON OUR KNEES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION . Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. The Message Outreach Edition, Large-Print, softcover, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan, NIV & The Message Parallel Study Bible, Personal Size, Orchid/Raspberry, The Message Devotional Bible LeatherLike, Brown, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Black/Slate Leather-Look, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible, softcover. For the time being, the issue is only the quality of food and not whether it is kosher—the seventy will be working among Jews and Samaritans who observe similar dietary laws. Scripture: Luke 10:25–37. Did you have any idea that God’s kingdom was right on your doorstep?’ Sodom will have it better on Judgment Day than the town that rejects you. Do you think you’re about to be promoted to heaven? • In both, we find the phrase “before his face” (Deuteronomy 1:21; Luke 10:1). Luke 10:20 The Message (MSG) 18-20 Jesus said, “I know. You’re like lambs in a wolf pack. Did you have any idea that God’s kingdom was right on your doorstep?’ Sodom will have it better on Judgment Day than the town that rejects you. A woman by the name of Martha welcomed him and made him feel quite at home. Don’t impose yourself. They took his clothes, beat him up, and went off leaving him half-dead. Tell her to lend me a hand.”, The Master said, “Martha, dear Martha, you’re fussing far too much and getting yourself worked up over nothing. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’, 36 “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?”, 37 The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.”, 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha(AM) opened her home to him. Later, she stepped in, interrupting them. “But into whatever city you enter, and they don’t receive you, go out into its streets and say, ‘Even the dust from your city that clings to us, we wipe off against you'” (vv. 4:13) and did a good deal of teaching there. The Son can introduce the Father to anyone he wants to.”, 23-24 He then turned in a private aside to his disciples. 12“I tell you, it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom than for that city. 30-32 Jesus answered by telling a story. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. 10 1 Later the Master selected seventy and sent them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he intended to go. A woman by the name of Martha welcomed him and made him feel quite at home. 24 For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.”(AD), 25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. 26  He answered, "What's written in God's Law? They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.