During the time of Jesus’ public ministry He went around proclaiming the gospel, healing the sick etc. He touched their minds and bodies and taught them about the kingdom of God. God, out of His love and mercy sent His son who was moved with pity at the misery of His people.
Jesus said to His disciples, the twelve who formed His core group
“The harvest is abundant, but the labourers are few.” (Mt 9:37).
Though the chosen ones were few and had to reach out to the masses God provided them with sufficient grace. God relies on us His instruments, but as Christians have we understood our responsibility, that we need to evangelize?
As Christians, we not only need to meet and know Christ but also to live and share Christ. We are called to place our faith in Him, to share the Gospel of salvation with our brethren and enable them to be set free from the shackles of the evil one.
We are on a mission to take the Gospel to the ends of the earth (Mt 9:35). More of us need to respond to the calling of the New Evangelization and we must also pray to God that He may send us more labourers.
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