Jesus is the same yesterday and today and forever. Yes he is eternal, but he is the same today as he was when he walked the earth.
We as Christians are called to live behind enemy lines. We live in enemy occupied territory, but not enemy owned territory. We as the church must not become so inwardly focused that we forget our mission to walk alongside God in the expansion of his kingdom.
Sowing is not always glamorous, but reaping is a partnership with the one who sowed. We are not in competition, but a partnership for the kingdom of God. We rejoice together, both those who sow and those who reap.
Jesus said his food is to do the will of God. It is obvious what food is for people, but what does this tell us about God's will in our lives?