TO THE 12-70 then to ALL
I. HE GAVE THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO THE 12 DISCIPLES
Luke 9:1 Then he called his twelve disciples together,
and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.
Luke 9:2 And he sent them to
preach the kingdom of God, and
to heal the sick.
Luke 9:3 And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither
staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats
apiece. Luke 9:4 And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence
depart. Luke 9:5 And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that
city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
Luke 9:6 And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the
gospel, and healing everywhere.
II. HE GAVE THE POWER THEN TO ANOTHER 70!
Luke 10:1 After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also and sent
them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he
himself would come. : 2 Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is
great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest,
that he would send forth labourers into his harvest. Luke 10:5 And into
whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house. Luke 10:9 And
heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is
come nigh unto you.
A. THE 70 ALSO HAD POWER OVER THE DEVIL
Luke 10:17 And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the
devils are subject unto us through thy name. Luke 10:18 And he said unto
them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Luke 10:19 Behold, I
give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the
power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. Luke 10:20
Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you;
but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven. (KJV)
1. THE GREAT REJOICING IS OUR NAME IS WRITTEN IN HEAVEN.
III. THEN HE GAVE TO THE WHOLE CHURCH
Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the
gospel to every creature.
A. THIS WHAT HE TOLD THE 12 AND THE 70 NOW HE TELLS THE WHOLE CHURCH.
Mark 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that
believeth not shall be damned. Mark 16:17 And these signs shall follow them
that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with
B. HE GAVE THE 12 AND 70 POWER OF HIS NAME AND NOW HE GIVES THE WHOLE
CHURCH THE POWER OF HIS NAME!
1. TO CAST OUT DEVILS, HE GAVE THE 12 AND 70 AND NOW TO THE WHOLE
2. SPEAKING IN NEW TONGUES SOMETHING EXTRA FOR THE CHURCH
3. HE GAVE HIS DIVINE PROTECTION TO THE 12 AND THE 70 DISCIPLES.
Luke 10:19 (KJV) Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and
scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any
means hurt you.
4. NOW HE GIVES HIS DIVINE PROTECTION TO THE CHURCH.
Mark 16:18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing,
it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall
C. HEAL THE SICK, HE GAVE THE 12 AND 70 AND HE GIVES THE SAME COMMISSION
TO THE WHOLE CHURCH.
HEB 13:8. MAL. 3:6
He gave the 12 and 70 POWER OF HIS NAME AND NOW HE GIVES THE WHOLE CHURCH
THE SAME POWER AND COMMISSION.