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The Seventy Of Christ
"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" (Luke 10:1 KJV) is a testimony of how Christ was establishing a network of people, apart from the twelve apostles, to proclaim the Gospel. Like the apostles, the others would experience the same acceptance and rejection in their travels, but the principle was identical for all: "10:16 He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me" (Luke 10:16 KJV). To reject a preacher of the true Gospel of Christ is to reject Christ, and those who reject Christ reject God - and salvation.
"And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name"
The Christ-appointed "Seventy" are not spoken of frequently in the Bible, however from what we do know, they were humble preachers of The Gospel of The Kingdom of God, with the power to cast out demons.
"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. 10:2 Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great [see Seasons Of The Harvest], but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest. 10:3 Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves [see The Warning About Grievous Wolves]. 10:4 Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes: and salute no man by the way.
Fact Finder: Did Moses also appoint a "seventy"?