Daily Archives: November 9, 2012

Harvest and Storm

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Matthew 9:37

The LORD is slow to anger but great in power; the LORD will not leave the guilty unpunished. His way is in the whirlwind and the storm, and clouds are the dust of his feet. Nahum 1:3

The Harvest and the Storm

The picture, above, was taken near Mysen in Norway. It has an eerie quality. The other day I realised why it was eerie. There is a crop of wheat ready to be harvested and in the background a storm is approaching. At harvest time a storm doesn’t delight the farmer.

But there is deeper symbolism in the photo. There is a reminder of the Christians’s task to share and spread the “good news”. However, every day we hesitate or delay, is a day closer to the return of the Saviour/Judge – Jesus.

This photo is my personal challenge to myself: “How serious am I about the Kingdom?

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