9;37 - 38 The harvest is large, but there are few workers to gather
it in. Pray to the owner of the harvest. He will send out workers.
Hymn 627 - For the Lord our God shall come and shall take his
The central thesis of the Christian Gospel is that Jesus
Christ is coming back to this Earth and you know when he does
He is not coming back for bags of apples or potatoes; or bunches
of flowers or tomatoes, important as these things are, but a harvest
One of the great strengths of our Faith is that we are all different,
we have different strengths and weaknesses. We are not expected
to produce the same, but we are expected to produce what we can.
We know how it feels for the farmer as he looks at unclaimed harvest.
How does God feel as he looks on the harvest that could be gathered
here in our parish? Individually we need to ask, 'Have I brought
in the harvest that I could have? Have I shared with all those
I could have?'
Only when the last tree has died and
the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught
will we realise that we cannot eat money.(North American Cree