Seedtime and Harvest
Article from Freedom
As long as the earth remains, there will be “Seedtime and Harvest”.
This is a concept that is packed throughout Scripture. The seed is
often equated with money, which is true; but it is much more more than
that. This principle is universal so it applies to everything we
Everything action we take plants a seed in our lives. Galatians 6:8 tells us that if we sow to the flesh, of the flesh we will reap corruption; but if we sow to the spirit, of the spirit we will reap the things of life. Therefore, we should never tire of doing good things. For in time we will reap these blessings.
Even though seedtime and harvest promise cover many areas, the fact of the matter is most of them deal with money or material goods. Whenever you give to God, you have not lost a thing. He repays good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over every single time. However, the harvest of sowing cash seeds into a good ministry doesn’t just mean receiving cash back into your pocket.
People who give don’t always see a hundredfold cash return on their giving. The hundredfold return comes in other ways, such as souls being saves, mouths being fed, homes being built, we all have our part in the fruit of that ministry. Every soul saved is credited to your account. If the ministry you are giving to is good ground, you definitely receive back a hundredfold and more.
I once was told a quote to help me understand about my tithe. “Am I giving 10% of what is mine to the Lord, or am I keeping 90% of what is already His.”
When we understand the Truth behind the hundredfold return harvest, giving become pure joy.
I choose some verses to help you understand:
Proverbs 28:25-27 KJV
“He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the Lord shall be made fat. He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered. He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.”
– I understand here that I trust in the Lord with all of my heart and my prosperity and am certain of seedtime and harvest. I walk in wisdom and therefore kept safe. I give to the poor and lack no good thing in my life.
Proverbs 21:20 NIV
“In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has.”
– I have an abundance of provisions and I don’t eat all my seed or all that I earn. I set aside for my tithe, and invest for myself and my family. This is why on side of a job, I have a home business where I can create a residual cash-flow, streams of income.