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In the Whitsundays in Australia on the mainland sugar cane is the main crop. Around harvest time you will see a whole field set on fire, flames reaching into the sky at night. It is quite spectacular. The fire is not an accident but INTENTIONAL BURNING BEFORE HARVESTING. Fire sweeps throughout the crop and burns the dead useless parts. Burning increases the yield of sugar recovered per ton of sugarcane and improves overall quality of the sugar produced. Jesus removes the rubbish in my life too. Part of the work of the harvest is to deal with my sin. 1 Corinthians 3:12-13 (NASB) "Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work."


In Matthew 9:37 Jesus says "... to His disciples, "The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ASK HIM to send more workers into His fields."

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