Day 8: The Soil

Day 8: The Soil

Day 8: The Soil The honest and good heart is a heart that hears the Word of God, trusts the author and takes it in immediately. At the moment that heart receives the seed, it purposes to hold on to it, believing that with perseverance it will grow good fruit. The Word...
Day 9: The Sun

Day 9: The Sun

Day 9: The Sun In order for a seed to germinate it requires sunlight. Even a flawless seed planted in well nourished soil cannot grow without light. The sun is the triggering mechanism for the seed, sending a wavelength of light reaching within the soil straight to...
Day 10: The Sifter

Day 10: The Sifter

Day 10: The Sifter It’s impossible to talk about development without understanding that there are seasons in which we are sifted. What this means is that even if the seed is perfect, the soil is developed and the time for the sun to reach the seed is given, we still...
Day 11: Your Soil

Day 11: Your Soil

Day 11: Your Soil It’s so key for us to know the state of our soil. Where is it at? Is it hard, bare, shallow, full of thorns and rocks or is soft and rich and when you read the Word it goes straight in and takes root and produces fruit? “How do I know?” you ask....
Day 12: Roadside Soil

Day 12: Roadside Soil

Day 12: Roadside Soil  Our hearts are meant to be rich fields the Lord can plant in, but with the busyness and ‘instant response’ age we live in, sometimes they are more like a well driven path. The soil becomes packed down and hard because all the information coming...
Day 13: Rocky Soil

Day 13: Rocky Soil

Day 13: Rocky Soil  Today we’ll explore what rocky soil looks like. It’s important to note that again here, the Word was received with gladness. No one was trying to get rid of the seed, but there was a big problem! The soil was so full of rocks the seed couldn’t and...
Day 14: Thorny Soil

Day 14: Thorny Soil

Day 14: Thorny Soil  Today we look at the Thorny soil! This soil, after it’s been plowed and ready to receive seed, wasn’t weeded enough. It wasn’t prepared thoroughly. The roots of the weeds were not cleared completely and they were hidden under the soil. This soil...
Day 15: Good Soil

Day 15: Good Soil

Day 15: Good Soil Today we look at the good soil! This soil is perfect for growth. It’s primed and ready to build a harvest. It nourishes in the Fall and stores up for the Winter. I think it’s safe to say we ALL want this type of soil. It produces fervency of love,...

Day 16: A Time For Everything

Day 16: A Time For Everything It’s impossible to serve God for any period of time without facing different seasons, so you can see why it is vitally important to know which season you are in. This week, we are going to look at each of the four natural seasons—winter,...
Day 17: Winter: Waiting Well

Day 17: Winter: Waiting Well

Day 17: Winter: Waiting Well  Winter is an interesting and unique season to be in. It almost feels like the opposite of everything we should be experiencing as a Christian. Let’s be honest… In our minds, the vibrant life doesn’t look like a vast, barren landscape with...