We take a break in our new series in the book of Proverbs to take a look into the words of Jesus in Matthew 9:35-38. In this passage we see Jesus' expression of compassion for a lost people and the eagerness for them to be brought into his kingdom.
Matthew 9:35 - 9:38
35 And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; 38 therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”