THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS


DAILY DEVOTIONS

HI!

Today is called LABOR DAY.

Seems to me it's an oxymoron;
'cause we all TAKE OFF that day!
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SCRIPTURE_____________________

Matt 9:37-38
37 Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly
is plenteous, but the labourers are few;
38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest,
that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
KJV
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THOUGHT______________________


LIGHT from the WORD.

There are many things that can happen to a field of grain
ready for harvest: hurricanes, tornadoes, locusts, blight,
mildew, drought, etc.
Even though those things can, and do, happen to a field,
we still need laborers to gather the harvest at the
appropriate time.

Though difficulties come, sowing will still lead to reaping.

Also, there are many things that happen to a spiritual
harvest: greed, lust, envy, pride, thievery, murders, etc.
But Jesus promised that the spiritual harvest is
STILL "plenteous!"
There are still a LOT of people to be brought in!


Now, the worst thing that can happen to a spiritual harvest is
apathy and laxness on the part of the laborers!

Spiritual hurricanes and tornadoes are brought into the fields
by church splits.
"Locusts" of the devil's legions try to erode the fields.
"Blight" of evil's growth eats away at hearts who
may believe.
Mildew and drought are brought on by unconcerned and
insincere believers.

Our prayer must be for "laborers!"
We need strength in the laborers that ARE!
And we need ADDED laborers with a zeal to gather!

The "LORD" of this harvest is Jesus Christ!
He is the One Who has committed to Christians the task
of gathering.
He is the One Who can strengthen us for the work.
And He is the One Who can add
"to the church daily such as should be saved." (Acts 2:47)

Let us pray in earnest!
Let us work daily!

Love ya!
Bro. Bruce