Everybody Reaps Something


Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. — Galatians 6:7

God is not mocked! Do you know what this means? It means that when God institutes a law, or a guarantee, or a promise, then it will come to pass. It will happen. Yet some people want to ignore these inevitable laws. But our choice of ignorance does not, therefore, wipe out a law established by God. It's a choice to live in willing deception.

And the law here is this — "you reap what you sow." It's a supreme law. One that reigns over legalism. It assumes that if you reap the flesh, you get the flesh. If you reap the Spirit, then you get the Spirit. The question is, "What inevitable end are you reaping?"

Fellas, it's valuable to assess what you are reaping. And if all you are reaping is fleshly and temporal, then maybe you need to reallocate some of your time, talent, and treasure to things that will pay out lasting spiritual dividends. Do it even today.

ASK THIS: What inevitable end are you reaping?

DO THIS: Reallocate your time, talent, and treasure as needed.

PRAY THIS: God, I willingly choose to invest my time, talent, and treasure into things that matter.

PLAY THIS: Jesus is Willing.


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Everybody Reaps Something

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  1. Eddie Ackerman says:

    I get stuck on correcting my own mistakes, trying to disciple my children, and not losing my temper, so as to set a good example for my kids. I know that when I pursue flesh rewards, there is no LASTING effects, beside the lasting effect of sin, which is spiritual death. Discipling my kids can be infuriating at times because we all know how to push each other’s hot buttons, but I am trying to lean on God’s patience and not my own because my own patience has waned considerably since becoming a father for the first time myself 14 years ago. My wife and I seem to be not effectively communicating a lot recently, which is also frustrating because she is the second most important relationship in my life, second only to God. God, please provide the words and patience I need to deal with my wife and kids and honor You with my life and what I am reaping and sowing into my household and outside my household. Amen.

  2. Jeff says:

    I had committed sins 6-8 years ago , to this day I am reaping the ramifications from those sins, but since those days and finding God I am reaping the gifts, grace and heavenly home he continues to give me. Six years ago when I was walking down that dark path thinking I did not need help I sat up in bed- raised my arms in the air and cried out to God “I am Yours” God forgave me for my sins and what ever happens I know God will provide and protect me.
    God is GREAT !!!

  3. Trent says:

    It is so hard for me to determine what “matters”. The trees get overgrown and need trimmed in the yard, the fence rows, the pasture, around the pond, on my buildings….this is just 1 example but see the trees really do not matter, so to speak, to the kingdom. So should I spend time on them or leave them be and go speak the name of Jesus on the corner in the town near by? Just 1 small example but there are lots for me. Lord, show me your path and purpose for my life and do not let my walk be hindered by confusion and indecision.

    • Chris Caliguire says:

      Right??!!! I think of that kind of stuff constantly! Sell everything and follow me! (metaphorically). I could be invoicing customers all morning that I’m way behind. I’m going to serve with your l youth at FSMC instead. My X broke up with me a couple of years ago because my house stays in a remodeling dissary. I’d love to have it perfect but who cares? Is that depression? Not if I’m spending time for the Kingdom….. I’ve rested on God promises food and clothing to his followers and everything, including shelter, is a bonus to be thankful for daily! Go preach if you have the gift! Trees are a gift of God for oxygen, shade, beauty. Trimming them is a USA luxury.

    • David R says:

      Trent, I don’t think it’s an “either— or”. I sort of look at it like Adam in the Garden. He was to look after all that God had put before him. God gave to us and wants us to tend to our homes, yards, pastures, etc. Often He ‘communes’ with us, strengthens us, and reveals Himself to us right there. Testimonies of His protective hand on us can come from clearing trees in our pasture. Share those times and the many other things He has done in your life whether you are on a street corner or even just at work. Praying you draw from His courage and strength today and every day.

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