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Jim Henry, Pastor
First Baptist Church
3701 L.B. McLeod Road
Orlando, FL 32805
Reprinted from Radio Program "WE BELIEVE"
Tape # 86, CT 2087
"Sowing and Reaping"
II Corinthians 9:6
I would like to share with you the truth of Cod's Word about sowing and
reaping. This pertains to every area of our life, our finances as well as
everything else, because it is a spiritual principle. In II Corinthians 9:6,
we have this principle laid out in the Word of God.
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap
sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap
generously. Each man should give what he has decided
in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make
all grace abound in you, so that in all things, at all
times, having all that you need, you will abound in every
good work. As it is written: lie has scattered abroad
His gifts to the poor; His righteousness endures forever.
Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food
will also supply and increase your store of seed and will
enlarge the harvest of your righteousness."'
I've often said it and I'll repeat it often: The way to live is found
in the principles of the Scripture. That's why every Sunday when people
make their decisions for Christ and stand here, I ask them, "Will you follow
the principles of the Word of God as the Holy Spirit enlightens you? Will
you follow Jesus as Lord of your life?" The principles are here. The princi-
ples for successful living are in the Word of God. They're so simple and so
clear. It's just absolutely amazing how we stumble over them and do not do
what God's Word tells us to do.
There's one principle in the Word of God that I want to highlight as
strongly as I can. God's principle is this: Whatever a man sows, that's
what he's going to reap. That is an eternal, spiritual principle that has
never changed. In other words, we get what is coming to us.
I heard about a ...
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