Luke 10 ©
Christ sendeth out the seventy disciples to work miracles and to preach: he pronounceth a woe against Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum. The seventy return with joy; Christ sheweth them wherein to rejoice: he thanketh his Father for having revealed his gospel to the simple only: he sheweth the blessedness of those that were called into his church: he teacheth a lawyer how to attain eternal life; and by the parable of the good Samaritan sheweth whom we are to consider as our neighbour: he commendeth Mary's attention to his doctrine in preference to Martha's busy care to entertain him.
Therefore said he unto them, dThe harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the eLord of the harvest, that fhe would send forth labourers into his harvest.
And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you:
But into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say,
¶In that hour Jesus drejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, eLord of heaven and earth, that thou fhast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
g1All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.
For I tell you, ithat many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
And he answering said, lThou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two vpence, and gave them to wthe host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and xwhatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?