The Law of Sowing and Reaping (2 of 3) by Mark Baker
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In the first study we primarily discussed sowing. We talked about the seed and how God ordained seed to have life in itself from the very beginning starting in the book of Genesis. We also discussed how the entire purpose of the seed was to produce after its own kind.
Genesis 1:11 Then God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb that yields seed, and the fruit tree that yields fruit according to its kind, whose seed is in itself, on the earth; and it was so. 12. And the earth brought forth grass, the herb that yields seed according to its kind, and the tree that yields fruit, whose seed is in itself according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
In this second lesson I want to look at and focus in on reaping. There is much said in God's Word on this subject. Some have jumped in on this and declared that this is greedy Christianity. That may be so if the Christians who are trying to operate under this law have wrong motives and think that they can manipulate God's Word in an attempt to create wealth for themselves. Your motives would be wrong, and know this that God always sees our heart. Greed and covetousness is a sin and He does not bless it, He just doesn't work that way. He is a giver of the highest magnitude. He gave so that He could get, but His motives were based out of the highest form of love, He gave to get us. When we get to the point where we are giving out of the God kind of love to promote God's business and further His kingdom, then we are sowing in such a way that places us in a position to reap a great harvest. After all, there is a purpose to the harvest isn't there?
We all know John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. God so loved that He gave. You might say, yea well what's your point. God gave because it was the only way to receive His most valuable ...
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