In 2 Timothy 2 Paul describes what an inoculator is – he is a teacher, a soldier, a contender / an athlete, a farmer / husbandman, and a workman cutting straight the word of truth. A teacher entrusts the healthy teaching to faithful men by cherishing them in the humanity of Jesus and nourishing them with the divine life. A soldier fights the good fight as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. An athlete runs with endurance according to the rules to obtain the crown! Today we are enjoying the last two qualifications – the inoculator is a farmer and a workman.
being a farmer in the church as God’s farm
The church is God’s farm, God’s cultivated land, and we all the believers are God’s fellow workers (see 1 Cor. 3:6, 9). As God’s fellow workers and as farmers in God’s farm, we need to labor with endurance to sow the seed of the Word of God and to water the saints that Christ may grow in them. Continue reading at,