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                                                   by:Dawson Trotman
     A few years ago, while visiting        parents are poor everything that He           reproduction is disease or
Edinburgh, Scotland, I stood on High        gave the other. It has five little fingers    impairment to some part of
Street just down from the castle. As I      on each hand, a little mouth and two          the body that is needed for reproductive
stood there, I saw a father and a mother    eyes. Properly cared for, those little        purposes. In the spiritual realm sin is
coming toward me pushing a baby             hands may someday be the hands of             the disease that can keep one from
carriage. They looked very happy, were      an artist or a musician.”                     winning the lost.
well dressed and apparently were well-           Then this other thought came to                One other thing that can keep
to-do. I tried to catch a glimpse of the    me, “Isn’t it wonderful that God did          people from having children is
baby as they passed and, seeing my          not select the wealthy and the educated       immaturity. God in His wisdom saw to
interest, they stopped to let me look at    and say, ‘You can have children’, and         it that little children cannot have babies.
the little, pink-cheeked member of their    to the poor and uneducated say, ‘You          A little boy must first grow to sufficient
family.                                     cannot.’ Everyone on earth has that           maturity to be able to earn a living,
     I watched them for a little while as      privilege.”                                and a little girl must be old enough to
they walked on and thought how                        The first order ever given to       care for a baby.
beautiful it is that God permits a                   man was that he “be fruitful               Everyone should be born again.
man to choose one woman who                             and multiply.” In other           That is God’s desire. God never intended
seems the most beautiful and                            words, he was to reproduce        that man should merely live and die -
lovely to him, and she chooses                         after his own kind. God did         be a walking corpse to be laid in the
him out of all the men whom she                       not tell Adam and Eve, our first    ground. The vast majority of people
has ever known. Then they                          parents, to be spiritual. They were    know that there is something beyond
separate themselves to one                        already in His image. Sin had not       the grave, and so each one who is born
another, and God in His plan                      yet come in. He just said, “Multiply.   into God’s family should seek others to
gives them the means of repro-                    I want more just like you, more         be born again.
duction! It is a wonderful thing                  in My own image.”                             A person is born again when he
that a little child should be born                              Of course, the image      receives Jesus Christ. “But as many as
into their family, having some of the       was marred. But Adam Eve had                  received Him, to them gave He power
father’s characteristics and some of the    children. They began to multiply. There       to become the sons of God . . . Which
mother’s, some of his looks and some        came a time, however, when God had            were born, not of blood, nor of the will
of hers. Each sees in that baby a           to destroy most of the flesh that had         of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but
reflection of the one whom he or she        been born. He started over with eight         of God” (John 1:12,13)–the new birth.
loves.                                      people. The more than two billion             It is God’s plan that these new babes in
     Seeing that little one made me feel    people who are on earth today came            Christ grow. All provision is made for
homesick for our own children whom          from the eight who were fruitful and          their growth into maturity, and then
I dearly love and whose faces I had not     multiplied.                                   they are to multiply –not only the rich
seen for some time. As I continued to                                                     or the educated, but all alike. Every
stand there I saw another baby carriage,    Hindrances                                    person who is born into God’s family
or perambulator as they call it over             Only a few things will ever keep         is to multiply.
there, coming in my direction. It was       human beings from multiplying                       In the physical realm when your
a secondhand affair and very wobbly.        themselves in the physical realm. One         children have children, you become a
Obviously the father and mother were        is that they never marry. If they are not     grandparent. Your parents are then
poor. Both were dressed poorly and          united, they will not reproduce. This is      great-grandparents, and theirs great-
plainly, but when I indicated my in-        a truth which Christians need to grasp        great-grandparents. And so it should
terest in seeing their baby, they stopped   with reference to spiritual reproduction.     be in the spiritual.
and with the same pride as the other        When a person becomes a child of God,
parents let me view their little, pink-     he should realize that he is to live in Spiritual Babes
cheeked, beautiful-eyed child.              union with Jesus Christ if he is going         Wherever you find a Christian who
     I thought as these went on their       to win others to the Savior.              is not leading men and women to
way, “God gave this little baby whose            Another factor that can hinder       Christ, something is wrong. He may
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 still be a babe. I do not mean that he    They are immature. There is not that          they wanted someone else to
does not know a lot of doctrine and is     union with Christ.                            know.
not well informed through hearing               But when all things are right                 In every Christian
good preaching. I know many people         between you and the Lord, regardless          audience, I am sure there are
who can argue the pre-, the post- and      of how much or how little you may             men and women who have been
the amillennial position and who know      know intellectually from the standpoint       Christians for five, ten and twenty years
much about dispensations, but who are      of the world, you can be a spiritual          but who do not know of one person
still immature. Paul said of some such     parent. And that, incidentally, may even      who is living for Jesus Christ today
in Corinth, “And I, brethren, could not    be when you are very young in the Lord.       because of them. I am not talking now
speak unto you as unto spiritual (or            A young lady works at the telephone      about merely working for Christ, but
mature), but as unto carnal, even as       desk in our office in Colorado Springs.       about producing for Christ. Someone
unto babes...” (1 Corinthians 3:1)         A year and a half ago she was associated      may say, “I gave out a hundred
      Because they were babes,                with the young Communist league            thousand tracts.” That is good, but how
they were immature,                                in Great Britain. She heard Billy     many sheep did you bring in?
incapable of spiritual                             Graham and accepted the Lord               Some time ago I talked to 29
reproduction. In other words,                      Jesus Christ. Soon she and a          missionary candidates. They were
they could not help other                          couple other girls in her art and     graduates of universities or Bible
people to be born again. Paul                      drama school were used of the         schools or seminaries. As a member of
continued, “I have fed you                         Lord to win some girls to Christ.     the board I interviewed each one over
with milk, and not with meat:                     We taught Pat and some of the          a period of five days, giving each
for hitherto ye were not able                     others, and they in turn taught        candidate from half an hour to an hour.
to bear it ... ye are yet carnal                  the girls whom they led to Christ.     Among the questions I asked were two
(or babes): for ... there is among                Some of these have led still other     which are very important. The first one
you envying, and strife, and divisions     girls to Christ, and they too are training    had to do with their devotional life.
. . . “(1 Corinthians 3:2,3). I know a     their friends. Patricia is a great-           “How is your devotional life?” I asked
lot of church members, Sunday school       grandmother already, though she is            them. “How is the time you spend with
teachers and members of the women’s        only about a year and four months old         the Lord? Do you feel that your
missionary society who will say to each    in the Lord.                                  devotional life is what the Lord would
other, “Have you heard about so and             We see this all the time. I know a       have it to be?”
so?” and pass along some gossip. Such      sailor who, when he was only four                  Out of this particular group of 29
have done an abominable thing in the       months old in the Lord, was a                 only one person said, “I believe my
sight of God. How horrible it is when a    great–grandfather. He had led some            devotional life is what it ought to be.”
Christian hears something and spreads      sailors to the Lord who in turn led other     To the others my question then was,
the story! The Book says, “These six       sailors to the Lord, and these last led       “Why is your devotional life not what
things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven      other sailors to the Lord - yet he was        it should be?”
are an abomination unto Him ... a          only four months old.                              “Well, you see, I am here at this
lying tongue ... “ (Proverbs 6:16,17).          How was this done? God used the          summer institute,” was a common
Oh, the Christians I know, both men        pure channel of these young Christians        reply. “We have a concentrated course.
and women, who let lying come in! “..      lives in their exuberance and first love      We do a year’s work in only ten weeks.
. he that soweth discord among             for Christ, and out of their hearts the       We are so busy.”
brethren” (Proverbs 6:19) is another.      incorruptible seed of the Word of God              I said, “All right. Lets back up to
This is walking as a babe, and I believe   was sown in the hearts of other people.       when you were in college. Did you have
that it is one of the basic reasons why    It took hold. Faith came by the hearing       victory in your
some Christians do not have people         of the Word. They were born again by          devotional life then?”
born again into God’s family through       faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. They               “Well , not
them. They are sick spiritually. There     observed those Christians who led them        exactly.”
is something wrong. There is a spiritual   to Christ and shared in the joy, the peace         We traced back
disease in their lives.                    and the thrill of it all. And in their joy,   and found that never
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since they came to know the Savior had        of fellowship which is part of the great    I started to work with him, he
they had a period of victory in their        plan? Or is it some sin in your life, an     had found a man of like
devotional lives. That was one of the        unconfessed something, that has              heart. This first sailor was not
reasons for their sterility - lack of        stopped the flow? Or is it that you are      the kind of a man you had to
communion with Christ.                       still a babe? “For when for the time ye      push and give prizes to before he would
      The other question I asked them        ought to be teachers, have need that         do something. He loved the Lord and
was, “You are going out to the foreign       one teach ye you again...” (Hebrews          was willing to pay a price to produce.
field. You hope to be used by the Lord       5:12).                                       He worked with this new babe in Christ
in winning men and women to Christ.                                                       and those two fellows began to grow
Is that right?”                              How to Produce Reproducers                   and spiritually reproduce. On that ship
      “Yes.”                                      The reason that we are not getting      125 men found the Savior before it was
      “You want them to go on and live       this Gospel to the ends of the earth is      sunk at Pearl Harbor. Men off that first
the victorious life, don’t you? You don’t    not because it is not potent enough.         battleship are in four continents of the
want them just to make a decision and             Twenty-three years ago we took a        world as missionaries today. It was
then go back into the world, do you?”        born-again sailor and spent some time        necessary to make a start, however. The
      “Then may I ask you something          with him, showing him how to                 devil’s great trick is to stop anything
more? How many persons do you know           reproduce spiritually after his kind. It     like this if he can before it gets started.
by name today who were won to Christ         took time, lots of time. It was not a        He will stop you, too, if you let him.
by you and are living for Him?”              hurried, 30-minute challenge in a                 There are Christians whose lives
      The majority had to                    church service and a hasty good-bye          run in circles who, nevertheless, have
admit that they                              with an invitation to come back next         the desire to be spiritual parents. Take
were ready to cross                              week. We spent time together. We         a typical example. You meet him in the
an ocean and                                         took care of his problems and        morning as he goes to work and say to
learn a foreign                                        taught him not only to hear        him, “Why are you going to work?”
language, but they                                     God’s Word and to read it, but          “Well, I have to earn money.”
had not won their                                     also how to study it. We taught          “What are you earning money
first soul who was going on                   him how to fill the quiver of his heart     for?” you ask.
with Jesus Christ. A number                  with the arrows of God’s Word, so that            “Well,” he replies, “I have to buy
of them said that they got many people       the Spirit of God could lift an arrow        food.”
to go to church, others said they had        from his heart and place it to the bow            “What do you want food for?”
persuaded some to go forward when            of his lips and pierce a heart for Christ.        “I have to eat so as to have strength
the invitation was given.                         He found a number of boys on his        to go to work and earn some more
      I asked, “Are they living for Christ   ship, but none of them would go all          money.”
now?” Their eyes dropped. I then             out for the Lord. They would go to                “What do you want more money
continued, “How do you expect that by        church, but when it came right down          for?”
crossing an ocean and speaking in a          to doing something, they were “also               “I have to buy clothes so that I can
foreign language with people who are         rans.” He came to me after a month of        be dressed to go to work and earn some
suspicious of you, whose way of life is      this and said, “Dawson, I can’t get any      more money.” “I have to buy a house
unfamiliar, you will be able to do there     of these guys on the ship to get down        or pay the rent so I will have a place to
what you have not yet done here?             to business.”                                rest up, so I will be fit to work and earn
      These questions do not apply to             I said to him, “Listen, you ask God     some more money.” And so it goes.
missionaries and prospective                 to give you one. You can’t have two          There are many Christians like that
missionaries only. They apply to all of      until you have one. Ask God to give you      who are going in big
God’s people. Every one of His children      a man after your own heart.”                 circles. But you
ought to be a reproducer.                         He began to pray. One day he came       continue your
      Are you producing? If not, why not?    to me and said, “I think I’ve found          questioning and ask,
Is it because of a lack of communion         him.” Later he brought the young fellow      “What else do you
with Christ, your Lord, that closeness       over. Three months from the time that        do?”
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      “Oh, I find time to serve the Lord.   later you can cut your 2,176,000,000        for Christ in a months cam-
I am preaching here and there.” But         down to 1,088,000,000 because the devil     paign. I feel that with the work
down behind all of this he has the one      caused B to be sterile.                     you have done you could
desire to be a spiritual father. He is           God promised Abraham “...in Isaac      come in and help us.”
praying that God will give him a man        shall thy seed be called” (Genesis                I said, “Billy, I cant follow up 6,000
to teach. It may take six months. It        21:12), so Abraham waited a long, long      people. My work is always with individ-
need not take that long, but maybe it       time for that son. Gods promise to make     uals and small groups.”
takes him six months to get him started     Abraham the father of many nations                “Look, Daws,” he answered,
taking in the Word and giving it out        was all wrapped up in that one son,         “everywhere I go I meet Navigators. I
and getting ready to teach a man            Isaac. If Hitler had been present and       met them in school in Wheaton. They
himself.                                    had caused Isaac’s death when               are in my school right now. (He was
      So this first man at the end of six   Abraham had his knife poised over him       president of Northwestern Schools at
months has another man. Each man            on Mount Moriah, Hitler could have          that time.) There must be something
starts teaching another in the following    killed every Jew in that one stroke.        to this.”
six months. At the end of the year, there        I believe that is why Satan puts all         “I just don’t have the time,” I said.
are just four of them. Perhaps each one     his efforts into getting the Christian      He tackled me again. The third time
teaches a Bible class                                  busy, busy, busy, but not        he pled with me and said, “Daws, I am
or helps in a street                                    producing.                      not able to sleep nights for thinking of
meeting, but at the                                             Men, where is your      what happens to the converts after a
same time his main                                       man? Women, where is           crusade is over.
interest is in his                                        your woman? Where is                At that time I was on my way to
man and how he is                                         your girl? Where is the one   Formosa and I said, “While I am there
doing. So at the end                   of   whom you led to Christ and who is now       I will pray about it, Billy.” On the sands
the year the four of them get together      going on with Him?                          of a Formosan beach I paced up and
and have a prayer meeting and                    There is a story in 1 Kings, chapter   down two or three hours a day praying,
determine, “Now, lets not allow             20 about a man who gave a prisoner          “Lord, how can I do this? I am not even
anything to sidetrack us. Let’s give the    to a servant and instructed the servant     getting the work done You have given
Gospel out to a lot of people, but let’s    to guard the prisoner well. But as the      me to do. How can I take six months
check up on at least one man and see        servant was busy here and there the         of the year to give to Billy?” But God
him through.”                               prisoner made his escape.                   laid the burden upon my heart.
      So the four of them in the next six        The curse of today is that we are            Why should Billy have asked me
months each get a man. That makes           too busy. I am not talking about being      to do it? I had said to him that day
eight at the end of a year and a half.      busy earning money to buy food. I am        before I left for Formosa, “Billy, you
They all go out after another and at        talking about being busy doing              will have to get somebody else.”
the end of two years there are 16 men.      Christian things. We have spiritual               He took me by the shoulder and
At the end of three years there are 64:     activity with little productivity. And      said, “Who else? Who is majoring in
the 16 have doubled twice. At the end       productivity comes as a result of what      this?” I had been majoring in it.
of five years there are 1,048. At the end   we call “follow–up.”                              What will it take to jar us out of
of fifteen and a half years there are                                                   our complacency and send us home to
2,176,000,000. That is the present          Majoring in Reproducing                     pray, “God, give me a girl or man whom
population of the world of persons over          Five years ago Billy Graham came       I can win to Christ, or let me take one
three years of age.                         to me and said, “Daws, we would like        who is already won, an infant in Christ,
      But wait a minute! Suppose that       you to help with our follow-up. I’ve        and try to train that one
after the first man, A, helps B and B is    been studying the great evangelists and     so that he or she will
ready to get his man while A starts         the great revivals and I fail to see that   reproduce!”
helping another, B gets sidetracked,        there is much of a follow-up program.             How thrilled we
washes out and does not produce his         We need it. We are having an average        are to see the masses
first man. Fifteen and one-half years       of 6,000 people come forward to decide      fill up the seats! But
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where is your man? I would rather        tell you, I was sick at heart. It seemed     You cannot make God the
have one “Isaac” alive than a hundred that Philippians 1:6 was not working.           overseer. He makes you the
dead, or sterile, or immature.                An Armenian boy came into my            overseer.
                                         office one day and told me about all              We began to work on
Beginning of Follow-up                   the souls he had won. He said that they      follow-up. This emphasis on finding
     One day years ago, I was driving were all Armenians and had the list to          and helping some of the converts went
along in my little Model T Ford and prove it.                                         on for a couple or three years before
saw a young man walking down the              I said, “Well, what is this one         the Navigator work started. By that time
street. I stopped and picked him up. As doing?”                                       our work included fewer converts but
he got into the car, he swore and said,       He said, “That one isn’t doing so       more time spent with the converts. Soon
“Its sure tough to get a ride.” I never good. He is backslidden.”                     I could say as Paul said to the
hear a man take my Savior’s name in           “What about this one?” We went          Philippians, “I thank my God upon
vain but what my heart aches. I          all down the list and there was not one      every remembrance of you. Always in
reached into my pocket for a tract and living a victorious life.                      every prayer of mine for you all making
said, “Lad, read this.”                       I said, “Give me your Bible.”           request with joy, for your fellowship in
     He looked up at me and said,             I turned to Philippians and put a       the Gospel from the first day until now.”
“Haven’t I seen you somewhere            cardboard right under the 6th verse,         (Philippians 1:3-5). He followed up his
before?”                                 took a razor blade out of my pocket and      converts with daily prayer and
     I looked at him closely. He looked started to come down on the page. He          fellowship. Then he could say, “Being
like someone I should know. We figured grabbed my hand and asked, “What               confident of this very thing, that He
out that we had met the year before on are you going to do?”                          which hath begun a good work in you
the same road. He was on his way to a         “I’m going to cut this verse out,”      will perform it until the day of Jesus
golf course to caddy when I picked him I said. “It isn’t working.”                    Christ” (Philippians 1:6). In keeping
up. He had gotten into my car and had         Do you know what was wrong? I           with this the 7th verse reads:
started out the same way with the same had been taking the 6th verse away             “Even as it is meet (or proper) for me
“Jesus Christ.” I had taken exception from its context, verses 3 through 7.           to think this of you all, because I have
to his use of that name and had opened Paul was not just saying, “All right, the      you in my heart...”
up the New Testament and shown him Lord has started something, He will                     Before I had forgotten to follow-up
the way of salvation. He had accepted finish it.” But you know, that is what          the people God had reached through
Jesus Christ as his Savior. In parting I some people tell me when they win a          me. But from then on I began to spend
had given him Philippians 1:6, “Being soul. They say, “Well, I just committed         time helping them. That is why
confident of this very                             him to God.”                       sometime later when that first sailor
thing, that He which                                        Suppose I meet            came to me, I saw the value of spending
hath begun a good                                    someone who has a large          three months with him. I saw an Isaac
work in you will                                      family and say to him,          in him. Isaac had Jacob, and Jacob had
perform it until the day                              “Who is taking care of your     the twelve, and all the rest of the nations
of Jesus Christ.” “God                              children?”                        came through them.
bless you, son. Read this,” I said, and       “My family? Oh, I left them with
sped on my merry way.                    the Lord.”                                   It Takes Time To Do God’s Work
     A year later, there was no more          Right away I would say to that one,          You can lead a soul to Christ in
evidence of the new birth and the new “I have a verse for you, But if any             from 20 minutes to a couple of hours.
creature in this boy than if he had      provide not for his own, and specially       But it takes from 20 weeks to a couple
never heard of Jesus Christ.             for those of his own house, he ... is        of years to get him on
     I had a great passion to win souls worse than an infidel (1 Timothy 5:8).”       road to maturity,
and that was my great passion. But,           Paul said to the elders of the church   victorious over the
after I met this boy the second time on at Ephesus, “Take heed ... to all the         sins and the recurring
the way to the golf course, I began to flock, over the which the Holy Ghost           problems that come
find some of my “converts.” I want to hath made you overseers.“ (Acts 20:28).         along. He must learn
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how to make right decisions. He must      “I am a human being,” then she quoted        of babes and sucklings hast
be warned of the various “isms” that      John 3:16 in her own way. “For God so        Thou ordained strength...”
are likely to reach out with their        loved the world, that He gave His only       (Psalm 8:2).
octopus arms and pull him in and          forgotten Son, that whosoever believeth           Soulwinners are not
sidetrack him.                            in Him should not perish, but have           soulwinners because of what they know,
      But when you get yourself a man,    everlasting life.” She put the emphasis      but because of the Person they know,
you have doubled your ministry - in       on the “whosoever” because when she          how well they know Him and how
fact, you have more than doubled your     was first taught the verse she could not     much they long for others to know Him.
ministry. Do you know why? When you       pronounce that word.                              “Oh, but I am afraid,” someone
teach your man, he sees how it is done         Days later that sailor came over        says. Remember, “The fear of man
and he imitates you.                      and said to me, “You know, I was going       bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his
      If I were a minister of a church    to quote that verse of Scripture. It was     trust in the Lord shall be safe” (Proverbs
and had deacons or elders to pass the     the only one I knew. But I didn’t really     29:25).
plate and choir members to sing, I        know it, not until little Ruthie quoted           Nothing under heaven except sin,
would say, “Thank God for your help.      it. When she said ‘whosoever’, I thought,    immaturity and lack of communion
We need you. Praise the Lord for these    that means me. Back on the ship I            will put you in a position where you
extra things that you do,” but I would    accepted the Lord.” Today that young         cannot reproduce. Furthermore, there
keep pressing home the big job - “Be      man is a missionary in South America.        is not anything under heaven that can
fruitful and multiply.” All these other        Until several years after we were       keep a newly born again one from
things are incidental to the supreme      married, my wife’s father did not know       going on with the Lord if he has a
task of winning a man or woman to         the Lord. Here again God used children       spiritual parent to take care of him and
Jesus Christ and then helping him or      to reach a hungry heart. When Ruthie         give him the spiritual food God has
her to go on.                             was three and Bruce was five, they went      provided for his normal growth.
      Where is your man? Where is your    to visit Grandpa and Grandma.                     Effects obey their causes by
woman? Do you have one? You can           Grandpa tried to get them to repeat          irresistible laws. When you sow the seed
ask God for one. Search your                   nursery rhymes. He said, “Mary had      of God’s Word you will get results. Not
hearts. Ask the Lord, “Am I                    a little lamb” and “Little Boy Blue,”   every heart will receive the Word but
spiritually sterile? If I am,                  but the children just looked at him     some will and the new birth will take
why am I?”                                     and asked, “Who is Little Boy Blue?”    place. When a soul is born, give it the
      Don’t let your lack of                   He thought they did not know very       care that Paul gave new believers. Paul
knowledge stand in the way.                    much.                                   believed in follow-up work. He was a
It used to be the plan of The                        Their mother said, “They know     busy evangelist, but he took time for
Navigators in the early days                   some things. Quote Romans 3:23,         follow-up. The New Testament is largely
that whenever the sailors                      Bruce.” This Bruce did. Then he         made up of the letters of Paul which
were with us for supper each                   asked, “Shall I quote another one,      were follow-up letters to the converts.
fellow was asked at the end of the meal   Grandpa?”                                         James believed in it. “But be doers
to quote a verse.                                    “Sure,” said Grandpa.             of the Word, and not hearers only,” he
      I would say it this way, “Quote a        Bruce began to quote verses of          said in James 1:22. Peter believed in it.
verse you have learned in the last 48     Scripture, some 15 in all, and Ruth          “As newborn babes, desire the sincere
hours if you have one. Otherwise, just    quoted some in between. This delighted       milk of the Word, that ye may grow
give us a verse.” One evening as we       Grandpa. He took them over to the            thereby” (1 Peter 2:2). John believed
quoted verses around the table, my        neighbors and to the aunts and uncles,       in it, “I have no greater joy than to
little three-year-old daughters turn      showing them how well these children         hear that my children
came. There was a new sailor next to      knew the Scriptures. In the meantime         walk in truth” (3 John
her who did not think about her           the Word of God was doing its work. It       4). All the writings of
quoting Scripture, so without giving      was not long before the Holy Spirit,         Peter, Paul, James and
her an opportunity, he began. She         through the voices of babes, planted         most of John are food
looked up at him as much as to say,       the seed in his heart. “Out of the mouth     for the new Christian.
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                                                                            Born to Reproduce
                                                                                 by:Dawson Trotman


     The Gospel spread to the known world during the first century without radio, television or the printing
press, because these produced men who were reproducing. But today we have a lot of pew-sitters – people
think that if they are faithful in church attendance, put good-sized gifts into the offering plate and get people
to come, they have done their part.
     Where is your man? Where is your woman? Where is your boy? Where is your girl? Every one of us, no matter what
age we are, should get busy memorizing Scripture. In one Sunday school class a woman 72 years of
age and another who was 78 finished The Navigator Topical Memory System. They then
had something to give.
     Load your heart with this precious Seed. You will find that God will direct you to those
whom you can lead to Christ. There are many hearts ready for the Gospel now.

				
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