empty-fields-part-2
Jesus said to His disciples, as He was sending them out to preach the Good News, in Luke 10:2, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” (ESV) The word “send,” in the Greek, is “Ekballo” which means to “Drive or cast out . . . with violence” (Strong’s Concordance). Jesus uses this same word when he casts out demons (Matthew 8:16; 9:33) and talks of throwing sinners into utter darkness (Matthew 8:12). He is a King who is willing to violently disrupt each of our lives so that those dwelling in darkness might see His light. Jesus is a King with an agenda: That all might hear and all might know. There are fields without workers, billions without access to the Good News of Jesus Christ and access to the eternal life…Continue Reading
2 Ayrzana, Herdsman in Erdenetsagaan, Sukhbaatar, Mongolia
“Look… see the fields are ripe for harvest. Already the one who reaps is receiving wages and gathering fruit for eternal life…” – John 4:34,36 In Jesus’ command to “Look… and see” is also His empowerment for us to see and reap the harvest. When we intentionally focus on harvesting, we reap! It actually is that simple. In Mongolia we reaped a harvest that had been ripe since Jesus spoke these words two thousand years ago. over 40 people decided they wanted to follow Jesus instead of Buddhism, ancestral worship, or alcohol, which previously enthroned their hearts. Individuals who had never been exposed to the gospel responded with extreme excitement as they heard the good news. Almost every person we talked with was curious to hear about Jesus, and as they heard, over 40 people decided they wanted to follow Jesus instead of Buddhism, ancestral worship, or alcohol, which previously…Continue Reading