Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Laborers for the Harvest

Matthew 9:35–38

Our study of Matthew 10 will look at some ways we all can be involved in the shepherding work of Christ. For now, we must observe Jesus’ command to pray for harvest workers (Matt. 9:38), a prayer the Lord uses to save His people. John MacArthur writes that “believers’ prayers participate in the fulfillment of God’s plans” (The MacArthur Bible Commentary, p. 1,140), and so we must go before the Lord diligently and ask Him to raise up workers in His field.

For further study:

1 Chronicles 11:1–3

The Bible in a year:

1 Samuel 24–26

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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