Proverbs in Light of The Cross; The Harvest is Great

I am writing today from the beautiful Tampa Bay area, where each one is reaching one in 2015.

I am writing today from the beautiful Tampa Bay area, where each one is reaching one in 2015.

Early this morning before I even got out of bed, I was reading my Proverbs reading plan on my YouVersion Bible app. I ran across this passage:

A wise youth harvests in the summer, but one who sleeps during harvest is a disgrace. Proverbs 10:5 NLT 

When I read that I immediately remembered reading about Jesus ministering to the crowds, and then telling His disciples,

 The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields. Matthew 9:37-38 NLT

Are we sleeping through the harvest? If you don’t believe the harvest is great wake up! Look around you! I currently have a small group Bible study every week where 8-12 non-churched friends attend every week. When I got back from vacation last week they were just as excited to be back into God’s Word as I was. A church member put me in contact with her co-worker who has never attended church. We started Bible studies and now the co-worker’s daughter-in-law, who never attended church, has asked to join our Bible study. The list goes on of similar stories. At the church school where I help out, students who are not taken to church by family are asking questions and looking forward to learning about Jesus every day.

The Harvest is great! If you need to, ask Jesus to wake you up and send you into the harvest, so we each can reach one (or two or three or four…) in 2015!

Don’t get caught sleeping during the harvest. Solomon says that would be a disgrace!

Each one Reach one in 2015 at Tampa First Seventh-day Adventist Church

This Sabbath, December 20th the Tampa First Seventh-day Adventist Church will collect our Christmas offering.
Remember that this is not about money, but about the people that will be forever touched by it.  There are people inside and outside our church that need to know there is a loving Savior that longs to give meaning, purpose and forgiveness to their lives.
Our goal is to raise funds to continue to change lives through Bible studies, literature, training and the preaching of God’s Word.  We are praying to raise $20,000 for Evangelism for 2015.  Remember to bring your offering this Sabbath.  If you did not get an envelop in the mail we will have some available in the lobby.
You can also give online by Clicking here.