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The Principle Wheat

Aug 25

The Principle Wheat   “The principal wheat.” — Isaiah xxviii. 25.   THE whole passage runs on this wise: “Give ye ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech. Doth the plowman plow all day to sow? doth he open and break the clods of his ground? When he hath made plain the face thereof, doth he …

Isaiah:28:25

What the Farm Laborers Can Do and What They Cannot Do

Jun 12

What the Farm Laborers Can Do and What They Cannot Do   “And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; and should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit …

Mark:4:26-29

Farm Laborers

Jun 05

Farm Laborers    “I have planted, Apollos watered; hut God gave the increase. So then neither is ho that planteth anything, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase. Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour. For we are …

1 Corinthians:3:6-9

The Seed Upon Stony Ground

Sep 14

The Seed Upon Stony Ground   “And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had, no depth of earth: but when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.”— Mark iv. 5, 6.   THE gospel seed, according to the …

Mark:4:5, 6

Tearful Sowing and Joyful Reaping

Apr 25

Tearful Sowing and Joyful Reaping   “He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.”  — Psalm 126:6.   THE whole of our life we are sowing; in activity, in suffering, in thought, in word, we are always scattering imperishable seed. Some sow amidst laughter and merriment — …

Psalms:126:6