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Mark 16:15-18,

 "And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover." 


INTRODUCTION

As the body of Christ, we are considered to be ambassadors for Jesus Christ
  We are ambassadors for Christ... that means that we are to go forth doing His work here on earth the way that He demonstrated to us with His own ministry... we need to be healing the sick, casting out demons and ministering in the footsteps that Christ has established before us!

The only difference between living in Jesus' day and living in today's world, is that rather than Jesus casting a demon out of you, you can turn to a brother or sister who had made themselves available to the Lord in that area of ministry, and they can cast it out for you because of the authority that Jesus has invested in them! Jesus is relying on the Body, that is you and I, to carry forth His work in today's world!

Matthew 25:40, "And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me."
Every time that we cast out a demon for our fellow brother or sister or pray for their healing, it's as if we are ministering to Jesus Himself! That is how special it is to be used by God in the area of deliverance, healing or any type of ministry for that matter!

Matthew 10:8, "Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give."

1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are co-workers in God's service; you are God's field, God's building.

1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are laborers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

 Matthew 9:35-38 
 
“Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.Then He said to His disciples, ‘The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.’”

 
All of us, who have become the righteous, pray to God and do His work. So we pray to Him, “Lord, there is much to harvest, but the laborers are few.
Only the Righteous Can Become God’s Servants

Who among the righteous can become God’s workers? First of all, it is those who definitely believe in the gospel of the water and the Spirit, the Word of our Lord, and whose souls have been born again by this gospel, that can become the workers of God’s gospel. Those who can spread the gospel of the water and the Spirit to others are the righteous who have been born again by first believing in the Lord and the true gospel. Only they can preach the gospel of the water and the Spirit.
 
We can confirm this truth in Acts 1:8, which states, “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
 

It is only when one receives the remission of his sins and the Holy Spirit comes into his heart by believing in the gospel of the water and the Spirit that he can become God’s worker. When we truly believe in the perfect gospel Word of the water and the Spirit and thereby are remitted from all our sins, we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit into our hearts (Acts 2:38). If one can witness that his sins has been blotted out and that he now has no sin in his heart, this is the evidence of the fact that the Holy Spirit has come into his heart. It is because the Holy Spirit in our hearts guarantees our witness that we have now become sinless by believing in the gospel of the water and the Spirit.

It is only when one receives the remission of his sins and the Holy Spirit comes into his heart by believing in the gospel of the water and the Spirit that he can become God’s worker. When we truly believe in the perfect gospel Word of the water and the Spirit and thereby are remitted from all our sins, we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit into our hearts (Acts 2:38). If one can witness that his sins has been blotted out and that he now has no sin in his heart, this is the evidence of the fact that the Holy Spirit has come into his heart. It is because the Holy Spirit in our hearts guarantees our witness that we have now become sinless by believing in the gospel of the water and the Spirit.
 

Our Lord said, “You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” This means that He will make the believers in the gospel of the water and the Spirit His witnesses to the whole world. Therefore, when the righteous deny themselves, trust in the Lord and obey Him, the Lord Himself then entrusts them with His work. Because the Holy Spirit dwells in the born-again who have received the remission of sin by believing in the gospel of the water and the Spirit, the Holy Spirit in their hearts leads them in every step. So the righteous who have been remitted from their sins preach the gospel of the water and the Spirit.
 

If anyone claims to have become God’s worker without even believing in the gospel Word of the water and the Spirit, he is someone who has become a worker all on his own —and a false one at that—and is not someone who was really called by God to become His true worker. No matter how hard such sinners do the work of God—to be more exact, think that they are doing His works—everything is in vain.
 

We see many such people all around us. There are many sinners on this earth who suffer from such bizarre delusions. One of their defining characteristics is that even as they are oblivious to the gospel of the water and the Spirit, they are still devoted to what they are doing so much. Hence, I sometimes wish our born-again saints would be as devoted to the true gospel as these people are.

The Second Qualification to Be God’s Workers: To Love the Gospel of the Water and the Spirit
 
I have told you that the first qualification of God’s workers is to believe in the gospel of the water and the Spirit. In other words, only the righteous can be called as His workers. But you must know that all the born-again are called as His workers. Among the righteous, it is only those who have compassion for the souls of sinners and whose hearts desire to save them, that can become the workers of God’s gospel. This is the second qualification to become His workers. They may not be particularly gifted, nor articulate, nor have anything else that is even remotely remarkable, but the righteous whose hearts desire every soul to be saved are qualified as God’s workers.
 

Among the righteous, those who love other souls, even though they themselves have no power, still desire others to be saved; and because these souls must be saved, they rise to meet the challenge despite their insufficiency, and they are willing to do anything to save these souls. It is precisely such righteous people, who love other souls, that are qualified to become God’s workers.When souls meet intern workers, they frequently become the object of research for the spreading of the gospel. Also, there are many times when someone who is about to receive the remission of his sins is averted from doing so, and ends up going home only with a injured heart, just because the one who bore witness of the gospel to him has not been trained enough. This point is particularly more relevant when it comes to the training that is provided in our Mission School that belongs to God’s Church. When people meet the immature workers of God, it is quite possible that even those who were about to receive the remission of sin would not be able to do so. Even those who had opened the doors of their hearts may end up closing them down again.
I said that those whose hearts love other souls are qualified to become God’s workers of the gospel. But they must be filled with God’s Word to serve the gospel and to lead souls. God’s workers can have spiritual fellowship with those whom they are trying to save only when they listen sufficiently to the Word of God and they themselves have the spiritual knowledge of the Word and strong faith in it.


We must be inside God’s Church and hear the spiritual Word that the Holy Spirit speaks to His workers through the Church. No matter how much understanding one may reach of the Word of God on his own, this in itself cannot turn into a spiritual sword. Only when we hear and learn the Word through God’s Church can our knowledge of the Word turn into our spiritual weapon. It is then that when we just barely touch others with this spiritual sword, they will come to be saved from their sins and be healed from their spiritual illnesses of sin.
 
At issue here is whether or not there is a burning love for the gospel of the water and the Spirit in our hearts. Even if we are not particularly gifted, all that we need to be qualified to become God’s workers is a heart that loves the gospel. So the question to ask is this: Do our hearts love other souls, or do they love the world? It is the righteous who have this loving heart for other souls that are qualified to become the workers of the gospel of the water and the Spirit.
 
 
Even Now, God Is Looking for the Workers of His Harvest
 
Even now, at this very moment, God is still looking for the workers to send them into His harvest of the lost souls. You don’t have to be experts in theology and doctrinal issues. You don’t have to be good at handling the secular affairs of this world, either. If you teach the gospel of the water and the Spirit accurately to the sinners who have not received the remission of their sins yet, and thereby you vanquish away, with the Word of God, Satan’s evil schemes that had imprisoned these sinners; and if you help such souls to receive the remission of their sins from hearing and believing in God’s gospel Word of Truth, then you are indeed God’s good workers. God is looking for such workers for harvesting even now. You don’t even have to be good at nurturing souls. God Himself, through the leaders of His Church, will take care of all such nurturing of souls.

 
The leaders of the Church, who are your shepherds, and the workers of the gospel have different tasks assigned to each of them. All that the workers have to do is be faithful to their assigned tasks, but the leaders have to do more than this, for they must manage the workers as well.
 
Saying that the harvest is plentiful but the laborers are too few, God told us to pray to Him to send us more workers to harvest. Having said so, our Lord is also telling us, “You who are praying should go.” Those who pray to God to send His workers are asking this precisely because their hearts yearn to do God’s work. They pray for this because they have compassion for all the lost souls. This is why our God is telling us that we who are praying for this should ourselves go out there as His workers. This is what God is telling us.
 
What we all need to realize here is that God’s workers do not just drop from the sky. First, we must pray to God to send us laborers, and second, we ourselves, who are praying for this, should go as such laborers. God will then entrust souls to His workers for harvesting. 

This Age Needs God’s Workers All the More


This age needs God’s workers all the more. We must pray to God and ask Him to send us His workers. And we ourselves, the very ones who are praying, must go as His workers, too. Saying amen at the end of our prayers is not the end of all.

My fellow believers, the righteous who are praying for this must first go out to the fields as God’s workers. It is because our hearts’ desires lie in the work of God that we have prayed in this way, and it is because we know His work that we have prayed for this mission. Those whose faith precedes that of the others not only pray but they themselves go out to the fields to do God’s work. And as they actually do God’s work, they gain yet another laborer of God. My fellow believers, this age desperately needs God’s workers. There are still many people throughout God’s Church who are more than qualified to become His laborers. God wants us to go out there and proclaim the gospel of the water and the Spirit. Will God’s work be done if we just sit around and do nothing? Don’t just sit there and think all day long about what you should be doing, but stand up in the name of Jesus Christ and step into the field. This is the way for you to become God’s workers. There are still many righteous men and women in the world who are called upon to become God’s laborers. 


We must become the workers who harvest. It is time for you to dispose of your worldly attachments. To repeat, I am not saying here that everyone should do this. Rather, I am admonishing that those of you who truly love other souls and yearn to devote their entire lives to the work of the Lord should dispose of their worldly relations. And when you do so and serve the Lord, your lives will truly be the most fruitful and worthy of allGod is looking for faithful and wise servants. He is looking for the workers who would faithfully preach the gospel. Jesus said, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.” This is why our Lord told us to pray to send such servants, and that we ourselves, who prayed for this, should go out to the harvest fields. My fellow believers, let us not place our hope on this earth, as if we were to live on it for thousands of years. If the righteous have enough to eat and drink, if their basic needs are all met, then you, as such righteous men and women who are living on the verge of the end times, should be on the vanguard as the workers of the gospel. If you really believe in His warnings about the Last Days, then you must rise up and work for God, just as Noah had built his ark of salvation. We need God’s workers who labor with us and stand on God’s side, not on the side of the people of the world who mock us and are laughing at us.