7 comments on “The 72 Return

  1. Pingback: A Very Profound Passage | The Accidental Poet

  2. A few years ago I realized that the best reason (and probably the only truly valid reason, now that I reconsider it) to want to “go to heaven” is that God wants me there! Jesus’ joy in looking toward the cross was that we would thereby be able to be to God exactly what he intended all along. Other references like Hebrews 12:2, John 15:11 and 1 John 1:3-4 also come to mind as I think on this.

  3. He also rejoiced because while they were gone teaching, Jesus was watching Satan fall from heaven. Satan didn’t fall just once. He often appeared before the throne of God (see Job). I do not call Satan “the fallen angel” because that would make God the creator of evil, and Jesus said Satan was the liar from the beginning. Them’s my thoughts for the day….

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