for Christ would create in them a most earnest desire to save souls right at home. They would exert every spiritual energy to draw with Christ, learning His meekness and lowliness. Then if God should desire them to go to foreign countries, they would be prepared.
Let those who desire to work for God begin at home, in their own household, in their own neighbourhood, among their own friends. Here they will find a favourable missionary field. This home missionary work is a test, revealing their ability or inability for service in a wider field.