The Laws of Reaping and Sowing – Part 2

“Even as I have seen, Those who plow iniquity, And sow trouble reap the same.” (Job 4:8)

Our hearts are a spiritual production center, and the seeds we sow will grow. There is work going on inside of us. The Bible says “as a man thinketh in his heart so is he . . .” (Prov. 23:7). Every word that we hear and allow to get into our hearts will produce. As we think on those things and mediate on them, they become reality. We become what we think; what we dwell on, and the very seeds that we sow in my heart are eventually going to reap a harvest.

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

“Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things. The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you.” Phil 4:6-9

We’ve been taught how to fail: how to go broke, how to live in misery, how to fail in marriage, how to fail in business, how to be sick, and, for the most part, we’ve been very good students. Now time for us to have our minds renewed to God’s ways. God says that we can succeed through the Word, so let’s plant those seeds and begin to harvest success.

“And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” (Romans 12:2)

If you plow iniquity and wickedness, you are going to reap iniquity and wickedness. If you sow seeds of hatred, you are going to reap hatred. On the other hand, if you sow seeds of love, you are going to reap love. If you plant seeds of strife, there is going to be strife around you all the time.

“Sow for yourselves righteousness; Reap in mercy.” (Hosea 10:12)

If you want good things in your life, then you must sow good seed. How? Right words!

“A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.” (Proverbs 18:20-21) (KJ)

The Bible tells us to put away from ourselves a forward mouth, and we are to put perverse lips far from us. A forward mouth is one that is not under the conviction of God’s Word. It is an uncontrolled mouth. Learn to speak the words of God in every situation and the harvest that begins to come up in your life will be one of joy, peace, health, happiness, and prosperity.

The Bible even expresses that the giving of our finances is like sowing. Our money is seed.

“But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.” (2 Corinthians 9:6)

What if you don’t have any seed?

“For God is the one who provides seed for the farmer and then bread to eat. In the same way, he will provide and increase your resources and then produce a great harvest of generosity in you. (2 Cor. 9:10) L.B.

How you sow will dictate how much you reap. This is a spiritual law and it will work for you if you will put into work.

This blog post has been adapted from my Biblical Economics 101 course. Learn what the Word of God can teach you about money and wealth with Biblical Economics 101.