“Answering the Harvest Call” . Matthew 9:35-38. The Method for Jesus’ Kingdom Work. John 1:5, 14 – light in darkness; He dwelt among us
John 1:5, 14 – light in darkness; He dwelt among us
Matthew 9:35-38 – how it happened! Jesus was “with the people” vs. waiting for people to come to Him “going about” + “teaching” + “proclaiming” +“healing” in all cities, villages!!
* He “had compassion” – “suffer + with” vs. 36* Flat Creek Baptist = “harvest of souls” is directly related to hanging out among the lost!
Jesus said, “PRAY the Lord of the harvest to …”
What does His answered prayerlook like?
Workers goingINTO the harvest with care and compassion!
God’s love “invades”darkness!
9,000 killed/woundedSeptember 11, 2001:Terrorist attack on USA
Response: “we will find you” Iraq AfghanistanIsaiah 59:19 (KJV)
Are you willing to work the fields?
*Youth ministries *Awana in August
Good News at Noon – Dr. Fletcher LawMy Sister’s Place: homeless women with children
Gateway House - domestic abuse; battered women
John Huebner @Melrose Place or Harrison Sq
Why A New Church in 37Calgary, Canada? (ends of the earth)
Foundation is our S.S. classesNo secret – from 120 to 130’s to 180 = new classes
Classes minister in: the Word/prayer, fellowship, caring, outreach, and mission projects
GROW teams = collective effort of the classesFocus: open Bibles in presence of pre-Christian
Special focus on toddlers, children, youth