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Our Call into His Harvest (4 of 6)
We have already seen that God, by His divine power, has given us everything we need in our personal lives to accomplish what we have been called to do. This is also true concerning the mission field of the culture God has prepared all around us. Look at John 4:35-38
35 Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. 36 And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. 37 And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth. 38 I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.
We already have what we need to live out our personal spiritual lives and what we need in order to fulfill the calling of God to reach the culture around us. We must lift up our eyes to see the culture that needs the light of the gospel and the mission fields God has already prepared for us to enter. We have been examining the importance of being established in the word, building our foundation on Christ through obedience, having a heart after God and being a people of who are seeking the Lord so we can be teaching and responsive to God's call. All of this is the preparation for our service in ministry so that we can become reapers who gather fruit unto eternal life. Preparation and spiritual disciplines have great profit in our spiritual lives, but this is not our reasonable service to God. Our heavenly reward is not for preparing for missions, but entering into God's harvest and rejoicing in our labors together. I have spoken of this in the past but it is good to keep in remembrance of this important principle. Look at Luke 17:7-10
7 But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by, whe ...
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