Luke 10:16

Rejecteth him that sent me (aqetei ton aposteilanta me). These solemn words form a fit close for this discourse to the Seventy. The fate of Chorazin, Bethsaida, Capernaum will befall those who set aside (a privative and qetew, from tiqhmi) the mission and message of these messengers of Christ. See this verb used in Isaiah 7:30 of the attitude of the scribes and Pharisees toward John and Jesus. It is this thought that makes it so grave a responsibility to be co-workers with Christ, high privilege as it is ( John 9:4 ).