Behold, the field is white already to harvest; therefore, whoso desireth to reap let him thrust in his sickle with his might, and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure up for his soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God.

 Yea, whosoever will thrust in his sickle and reap, the same is called of God.

Therefore, if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you will knock it shall be opened unto you.

There is nothing to indicate here that harvest is a metaphor for missionary work alone.

The world’s field is overflowing with ripe excellences.  You only need to claim them as yours for God to claim you as His.  Ask, and He will give to you.  But you must ask with your whole soul.  You must ask with your time and with your deeds.

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