I used to think it was just important to rejoice about anything, but this text let’s me know that my rejoicing must be in line with Jesus’ priorities, if my rejoicing is going to produce in me what Jesus wants in me.
INTRO: 1. When Jesus recruited the 70 to go forth and spread the good news of the gospel, He didn’t paint a glamorous picture for them.
a. Vs. 3 he tells them that he sends them out as “lambs among wolves.”
b. Take little with them, no money bag, bed, or extra