Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
And He said to them,
“ Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
And He was saying to them,
“ The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.
and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.
A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”
for I am with you, and no man will attack you in order to harm you, for I have many people in this city.”
The Lord gives the command;
women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host:
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God’s
fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building.
2 Corinthians 6:1
working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain—
But I hope
in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you shortly, so that I also may be encouraged when I learn of your condition.
and also Jesus who is called Justus; these are the only
fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are from the circumcision, and they have proved to be an encouragement to me.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we request of you, brethren, that you
appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.