Saturday, August 02, 2008

the harvest ...


Why do you wait, dear brother?
The harvest is passing away;
Your Savior is longing to bless you,
There's danger and death in delay.
~ Root

"My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. Do you not say, 'Four months more and then the harvest'? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest. Even now the reaper draws his wages, even now he harvests the crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may be glad together. Thus the saying 'One sows and another reaps' is true. I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor."
~ John 4:34-38


a prayer request (an exciting one!) from billy graham assoc. ... here is the e-mail:

Follow Franklin Graham’s Footsteps through North Korea

Billygraham.org and FOX News covering developments

Touching ground this morning [july 31, 2008] for an historic four-day trip, Rev. Franklin Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and Samaritan’s Purse, is now visiting Pyongyang, North Korea. He is being accompanied by Greta Van Susteren of FOX News.

In addition to meeting with government officials and church leaders, Graham will visit medical, dental, and development projects. He will preach Sunday at the newly constructed Protestant Church in the capital city of Pyongyang.

Be sure to visit www.billygraham.org throughout the weekend for the latest news and features. The projected air date for “On the Record” with Greta Van Susteren is Monday, Aug. 4. Check www.foxnews.com/ontherecord to verify the specific date and time.

11 comments:

Mimi said...

wonderful post...
and thanks for the update on Franklin Graham...

Mrs. Mac said...

Wow ... exciting to have the Graham's visiting N. Korea. Thanks for sharing. I loved the picture of your kitten in the mangled pose in the magazine rack! Hugs ... have a blessed Sunday.

passing-thru said...

Thanks Saija

Will check out fox news tomorrow --

Blessings on U and Leo

Felisol said...

Dear Saija,
it is so good to be over at your blogsite.
Even though you and Leo have so much of daily pain and problems, you still manage to see out over your tormented world and burn and pray for others.
Thanks once for having the right perspective and showing direction in word and action.
God bless the both of you.
From Felisol

Nancy said...

I haven't visited for a while, just busy with summer stuff. Thanks for the post on Franklin Graham. Our Blogging friend Mari has a son in Korea who is in the Army. Blessings to you

Fred said...

The picture brings back fond memories of my time in the U.K. We had about a 15-minute drive from our home and suddenly we had scenery like this. We stopped many times just to enjoy the view.

I hope you had a great weekend.

Amrita said...

So glad Franklin Graham is visint N Korea. Its such a closaed cointry meting out oppression and fear to its citizens.

Cathy said...

A great post, Saija ~
I just commented on Greta's Gretawire blog about this. She will be showing more pictures, I am sure.

Little Montreal Girl said...

Wow that's cool! I like the picture and verse too.
Kittos!

Jammie J. said...

That's a lovely picture... did you, ummm, take that while you were driving?

North Korea, eh? I'm surprised they let a protestant church be built there. Interesting. Thanks for posting about this.

Saija said...

the photo was taken while i was driving ... bad saija! but i wasn't driving fast ... honest ...