The aseventyreturned with joy, saying, "Lord, even3the demons are subject to us in Your name."
And He said to them, "I was watching4Satanfall from heavenlikelightning.19"Behold, I have given you authority to 5tread on serpents and scorpions, and overall the power of the enemy, and nothing will injure you.20"Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that 6your names are recorded in heaven."217At that verybtime He rejoicedgreatly in the HolySpirit, and said, "I cpraise You, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hiddenthesethings from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for thisway was well-pleasing in Your sight.22"8Allthings have been handedover to Me by My Father, and 9nooneknowswho the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Sonwills to reveal Him."2310Turning to the disciples, He saidprivately , "Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see,24for I say to you, that manyprophets and kingswished to see the things which you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear them."2511And a d12lawyerstood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inheriteternallife?"
And He said to him, "What is written in the Law? eHow does it read to you?"