Pray you therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.
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Observe how equally in villages, cities, and towns, that is to great as well as small, He preaches the Gospel, not respecting the might of the noble, but the salvation of those that believe. It follows, “Teaching in their synagogues; "this was His meat, going about to do the will of His Father, and saving by His teaching such as yet believed not.
He first preached and taught, and then proceeded to heal sicknesses, that the works might convince those who would not believe the words. Hence it follows, "Healing every sickness and every disease,” for to Him alone nothing is impossible.
The great harvest denotes the multitude of the people; the few labourers, the want of instructors.