Luke 10:3, 4 “On your way! But be careful—this is hazardous work. You’re like lambs in a wolf pack. “Travel light. Comb and toothbrush and no extra luggage. “Don’t loiter and make small talk with everyone you meet along the way.
How has your summer been? I hope relaxing and renewing! I still have some vacation ahead of me. But it is August and I am seeing back to school commercials and football games advertised on TV. Recreation is for just that, re-creation, and then what? In the above passage Jesus is sending out 72 of his followers in pairs to prepare his way for his visits to various towns. The above instructions are challenging and perhaps frightening. Are you prepared for what God might be doing in your life, your family, your neighborhood, your congregation, your world in the coming months? Have you considered what your role may be in the days ahead? While you still have some down time to consider such things, take it! This week, how will you prepare to be a follower of Christ this fall?