“After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of Him to every town and place where He was about to go. He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field.” Luke 10:1-2 (NIV).
One day, I saw the number 72, on a building incongruent with the neighborhood, 72 came up in a Readers’ Digest story and was mentioned in an interview. That night, the inside temperature was 72 Farenheight! We looked up and read Psalm 72, looking for significance of the number.
The only verse 72, in the Bible is in Psalm 119:
The law from Your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.
Weeks later, the disciples in Luke 10, came up. All God’s word is life and good for teaching (2 Timothy 3:16-17). **If you have any wisdom regarding this, please share it!