You reap what you sow

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You reap what you sow

Gibson The basic reason we sow is that we might reap. As we plant our gardens each year, we look to the time when we can reap or gather the fruit of our labor.

This is a wonderful blessing that God provides for us physically. More importantly though, God provides spiritually a law of sowing and reaping that we are blessed with when we follow him. James says, "Be patient therefore, brethren unto the coming of the Lord.

Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain" Jas.

Spiritually, a man is to sow his seed in view of the harvest of the coming of the Lord. Our purpose in this article is to emphasize that both parents and children have the responsibility of learning the law of sowing and You reap what you sow.

To do so will bring happiness and meaningful living, the very thing that God so desires for all.

You reap what you sow

The Lord said through the apostle Paul, "Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also reap" Gal.

We are to learn from this that we will not be able to change this law of sowing and reaping for the simple fact that God cannot be mocked. What he has set cannot be changed.

The word "mocked" is from the Greek word mukterizo and both Thayer and Robinson define it as, "To turn up the nose or sneer at. God has commanded his creatures to follow the proper course, to do that which is spiritual and not that which is dictated by the flesh.

He has told man that he will reap the kind of harvest that he has been sowing. Thus, Paul is warning his readers not to be deceived or misled into thinking they can ignore God and avoid the undesirable consequences of an unrighteous life. God will not suffer anyone to "get by" with such an attempt.

Therefore, the apostle affirms that you reap what you sow, a truth clearly taught by nature. The majority of young people today seem to think that they have the right to sow their wild oats.

You reap what you sow

In addition to this, there are even some parents who are encouraging their children to do so by exhibiting an attitude that says, "All young people have to let loose sometime in their lives!

Parents, are you not aware of the principle, "For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap" Gal. Paul also wrote, "For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption" Gal. Many young people are quick to indulge in the pleasures of sin which last merely for a season Heb.

Paul also told the Galatians, "But he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting" Gal. Those who do as the Word of God directs will reap everlasting life, the desired goal of every child of God.

Parents must instill in their children the consequences of their actions before God. To do so is to sow proper seed and reap a satisfied harvest in their children.

What follows highlights some vital areas that parents and children must emphasize if they are to learn the lesson of sowing and reaping.

Children are great imitators Ezek. They mimic what they see and hear. What if your children were to act like you! Would you be shocked? Suppose they were to talk like you, work like you, or have the same attitude about the church. Would you be pleased?

Parents have the responsibility of bringing up their children "in the nurture and admonition of the Lord" Eph. Children need to be loved. There are some parents, unfortunately, who bestow more love on their dogs and cats than they do their children.

Paul, as he gave instructions to mothers, said, "Love your children" Tit. Sometimes parents, because of lack of desire or time, substitute monetary things for love.You Reap What You Sow.

By Earl R. Gibson.

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The basic reason we sow is that we might reap. As we plant our gardens each year, we look to the time when we can reap or gather the fruit of our labor. This is a wonderful blessing that God provides for us physically. More importantly though, God provides spiritually a law of sowing and reaping that we.

So, “you reap what you sow” is biblical. There are Old Testament verses that also refer to the principle that we reap what we sow. “Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster,” says King Solomon (Proverbs ).

You reap what you sow, so don't speak about what you don't know You reap what you sow, so don't speak about what you don't know Giving in's a virtue, new to me I'm still searching for patience, selfishly Honestly, I do this for my family Lucky for you, I'm not the man I used to be.

Watch the way you live your life because you reap what you sow. We sow in one season, we reap in another. Sow a thought you reap an act. Sow an act, you reap a habit. Sow a habit, you reap a character. Sow a character, you reap a consequence.

You cannot escape the fact that God sees all, hears all, and knows all. When we sow a good deed, we will reap the same. Remember also when you and I sow a bad deed, we should look to reap . You reap what you sow, but sometimes what you sow refuses to cooperate.

Gardening hacks for sowing seeds Well, you reap what you sow and the division and xenophobia of the EU referendum campaign showed him what playing with fire can result in.

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