Now if I live on in the flesh, this means fruitful work for me; and I don’t know which one I should choose.
You will surely eat
what your hands have worked for.
You will be happy,
and it will go well for you.
Then He said to His disciples,“The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few.
Now I want you to know, brothers, that I often planned to come to you (but was prevented until now) in order that I might have a fruitful ministry among you, just as among the rest of the Gentiles.
that has come to you. It is bearing fruit and growing all over the world, just as it has among you since the day you heard it and recognized God’s grace in the truth.
so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him, bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God.
He told them:“The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few. Therefore, pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.
So what fruit was produced then from the things you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.
But now, since you have been liberated from sin and have become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctification—and the end is eternal life!
Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the profit that is increasing to your account.