Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye, therefore, the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest (Luke 10:2).
Jesus, in His earth walk, went about the cities and villages teaching in their
synagogues, preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom and healing the sick and
diseased among the people.
says He saw the multitude and was moved with compassion for them because they
were weary and scattered, like sheep without a shepherd (Matthew 9:36). That’s
the reason He asked the disciples to pray to the Lord of the harvest to send
forth labourers to reap the bountiful harvest of souls around the world. You’re
that man; you’re that woman; you’re a co-labourer with the Lord.
Corinthians 3:9, Paul said, “For we are labourers together with
God…”; that means every Christian is a co-labourer with God in building
lives, and saving souls. John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that
he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not
perish, but have everlasting life.” God sent His Son Jesus to save the
world, and you’re a partner with Him in the project.
granted you the grace for an effective soul-winning life, and in 2 Corinthians
6:1, He implores you not to receive that grace in vain: “We then, as
workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of
God in vain.” Acts 1:8 says, “But ye shall receive power, after that
the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in
Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the
The Holy Spirit, who is the Lord of the harvest, lives in you today. Take advantage of His grace and power in you to be an effective witness of the resurrected Christ! Recognize and take your place as a co-labourer with the Lord. Fulfil your calling every day, as a soul-winner and a soul-builder.