Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name.”
And the man who was standing among the myrtle trees answered and said, “These are those whom the Lord has sent to
patrol the earth.”
The apostles *gathered together with Jesus; and they reported to Him all that they had done and taught.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself; and when the people heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.
“Why does this man speak that way? He is blaspheming;
who can forgive sins but God alone?”
And He *said to them,
“Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a while.” (For there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.)