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The Farm

07 Apr

Hebrews 6:7
Land that drinks in the rain often falling on it and that produces a crop useful to those for whom it is farmed receives the blessing of God.

Your life is like a field, bearing crops for the Lord’s use.  We plant the seed of the Word of God.  Then our lives yield the Fruit of the Spirit.  This is what the Lord desires of us.

There are many factors that affect our fruitfulness.  Just like growing plants in the physical, our spiritual fruit require care.  There are a lot of things that can destroy the crop if left unchecked.

Prayerlessness is one of the things that can devastate a spiritual harvest.  However, spending time with the Lord in a wilderness setting – alone and undisturbed – will bring forth a bountiful harvest.

Spending time in the presence of God is like spring showers on dry, thirsty ground.  It will provide the nutrients needed to bear an abundant harvest of righteousness.  Always remember that the fruit cannot be forced, they must be grown.  It takes the daily presence of God to change our lives into what we should be.

Take the opportunity given to you this day to spend quality time in the presence of the Lord.  Let His grace permeate the good soil of your heart.  Let the seed of the Word germinate and take root in you.  Be the kind of farmland that produces a bumper crop for your King.

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Posted by on April 7, 2012 in Daily Thoughts

 

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