L U K E.
In this chapter we have, I. The ample commission
which Christ gave to the seventy disciples to preach the gospel,
and to confirm it by miracles; and the full instructions he gave
them how to manage themselves in the execution of their
commissions, and great encouragements therein, ver. 1-16. II. The report which the seventy
disciples made to their Master of the success of their negotiation,
and his discourse thereupon, ver.
17-24. III. Christ's discourse with a lawyer concerning
the way to heaven, and the instructions Christ gave him by a
parable to look upon every one as his neighbour whom he had
occasion to show kindness to, or receive kindness from, ver. 25-37. IV. Christ's
entertainment at Martha's house, the reproof he gave to her for her
care about the world, and his commendation of Mary for her care
about her soul, ver.