Pray that all the saints would make a strong decision to labor in a personal way for the increase of the church, scheduling their time for the weekly preaching of the gospel and doing this regularly, constantly, and continuously by making a budget of their time (John 15:16; Eph. 5:15-16; Hag. 1:8 and note 81).

John 15:16—You did not choose Me, but I chose you, and I set you that you should go forth and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He may give you.

Eph. 5:15-16—Look therefore carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Hag. 1:8—Go up to the mountain and bring wood and build the house, and I will take pleasure in it and will be glorified, says Jehovah.

For further reading please refer to CWWL, 1989, vol. 4, “Elders’ Training, Book 10: The Eldership and the God-ordained Way (2),” pp. 461-462 and Life-study of Joshua, p. 3.

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