The fields are ripe for harvest. We may not be able to go to a foreign country but foreign countries are sending their harvest to us!
We may have been bitter and complaining, but we don’t have to stay that way. God has a future for us, if we will but claim it.
Work hard, but not just to please your masters when they are watching. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. (Ephesians 6:6)
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Colossians 3:17)
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. (Colossians 3:23-2)4
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, (Ecclesiastes 9:10)
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ (Acts 20:35)