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The Summons

If you received this summons – what would be your response? Call for Disciples: Looking for people willing to go where they are told to go, without a map or future notice. Be willing to help people that they do not know. Be able to travel light – no baggage allowed. This work is expansive, and the staff is small. Payment made in fish dinners. In today’s text we learn about Jesus and his summons of the disciples – a calling to take action in the name of God… Matthew 9:35-38 "Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. 38Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field." Today’s text gives us direction in the acti