Title: The Joy of Harvest (2)


Bible Verse for the Day:

Psalm 126:5-6,
"They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him."


The Joy of Harvest is a time of abundant blessings, where the toil and labor of all forms of kingdom and life inputs finally come to fruition. It is a reminder of God's faithfulness to us. Just as mentioned in the devotional of yesterday, on August 1st, 2023, we can categorize "The Joy of Harvest" into three sections. Yesterday, we explored the first section, and today, we will tackle the second section.


2: The Harvest is The Resurrection of Believers in Scriptures

Another biblical meaning of harvest is the resurrection of believers from the earth.


Matthew 13:30 declares, "Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest, I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn."


The great day of the Lord is approaching, a day of reaping when God will gather his faithful. Just as we diligently prepare for graduation from different walks of life, let us also earnestly prepare for the day of the Lord's harvest. The time is near - be ready! The angelic harvesters are present, ready to reap the harvest of the earth. Let us live in readiness for the harvest of the rapture.


Matthew 13:39 explains, "The enemy that sowed them is the devil, the harvest is the end of the world, and the reapers are the angels."


While the enemy, the devil, continues to sow seeds of discord, we must remember that the harvest marks the end of the age, and it is the angels who act as the harvesters.


Points to Know:

1. The Harvest - Proof of God's Faithfulness

2. Harvest is the resurrection of believers from the earth.

3. The great day of the Lord is approaching, and it will be a day of reaping when God will gather His faithful.

4. Angels and believers will collaborate to function as end-time harvesters.

5. Preparing for the harvest involves trimming ourselves to be fit for the rapture.



Let us embrace the joy of harvest, both in the blessings we receive and in our readiness for the day of the Lord. As believers, we should live prepared for the harvest of the rapture. The great day of the Lord is approaching, and it is essential to be found faithful and obedient, just like Noah in his generation. May each of us be counted among those who believe in the name of the Lord and are saved.


Daily Bible Verse:

"They joy before the LORD according to the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice when they divide the spoil." - Isaiah 9:3b (KJV)


One-Year Bible Reading Plan for Today:

- Old Testament: Exodus 9-11
- New Testament: Matthew 15:21-39
- Psalms: Psalm 51
- Proverbs: Proverbs 10:11-12


Prayer for the Day:

Dear Lord, we thank you for the joy of harvest. Help us to diligently prepare ourselves for the day of your harvest. Give us the strength to live in obedience and faithfulness, being good fruits unto you. Trim us down to fit into your will and remove any load of self, disobedience, and the flesh. May we embrace the blessings of the harvest and eagerly await the day of your coming. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen.


Remain ever blessed in the joy of harvest, In Jesus' name. Amen.


02 Aug 2023


The Joy Of Harvest (2)