Enter Into Others’ Labor

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Enter Into Others’ Labor 

  • The Harvest is the Joy of Salvation
  • Enter Into the Harvest Through Faith 
  • Enter Into the Harvest Through Doing God’s Will 

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 4:27-42. Consider the woman’s actions and words. What has happened to her? What has brought about this transformation?
  2. What is Jesus’ food? How does this “satisfy” him?
  3. What is the harvest? Who are the sowers and reapers? According to verse 36, what is reaped?
  4. Who are the “others” who have labored in sowing? How do we “enter into their labor”?
  5. What is the significance of the title “Savior of the world” which the Samaritans use for Jesus? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” (ESV)