After this the Lord chose another seventy-two a men and sent them out two by two, to go ahead of him to every town and place where he himself was about to go.
He said to them, "There is a large harvest, but few workers to gather it in. Pray to the owner of the harvest that he will send out workers to gather in his harvest. 13
Go! I am sending you like lambs among wolves. 24
Don't take a purse or a beggar's bag or shoes; don't stop to greet anyone on the road.
Whenever you go into a house, first say, "Peace be with this house.'
If someone who is peace-loving lives there, let your greeting of peace remain on that person; if not, take back your greeting of peace.