From Pastor Perry

01/16/2016 Matt. 9:35-38

Matthew 9:35–38 (ESV)

The Harvest Is Plentiful, the Laborers Few

35 And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; 38 therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”


When I read today’s reading, there are several words or phrases that stick out: proclaiming the gospel; healing every disease and affliction; had compassion; harassed and helpless; sheep without a shepherd; pray; and send out laborers.  Just going through this list… your mind can fill in the rest.  There was no disease or affliction that Jesus could not heal.  He healed them all! To have compassion is to be “moved with pity”.  In this fallen world that we live in today, we too should be moved with compassion because a lot of people are lost like sheep without a shepherd.  Now is the time to send out laborers into his harvest.


I pray: O Lord, mold me and use me to serve you.  The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.  Help us to carry out the Great Commission.  Amen.

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09.10 | 11:35

I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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HI this is I Frederick Demond Wilson. I hereby am solemnly here to forebare witnessing of His witness, our Creator.

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