David Platt discussed on Pray the Word with David Platt

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Free the word with david platt is resource from radical not new matthew chapter nine verse thirty seven 38 then jesus said to his disciples the harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few therefore pray earnestly to the lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest this picture that jesus gives us of a plentiful harvest he's talking about people who are apart from god in their sin the verses right before us talking about the compassion he has for them the long he has for them to be loved and shepherded to turn to himself he says its plentiful the harvest of people's plentiful the problem is not that the harvest is not ready to hear the problem is the laborers are few there are few people who are going into the harvests field to proclaim the good news of the king and his kingdom so jesus says pray earnestly the lord of the harvest a send out labour's into his harvest i think about the world right now i think about the reality that there are about two point eight billion people in the world right now two point eight billion i don't even know how to imagine that number but two point eight billion people in the world right now who have little to no knowledge of the gospel they have most of the never even heard of the good news of god's love in christ many of them don't have access to that they don't have a christian who knows the gospel they don't have a church near than that preaches the gospel they don't have access to the good news of god's love and christ that is a blend of old harvest.

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