• Out of 2018 ➡️ into 2019 • Out of Lust ➡️ into Labor • Out of Laziness ➡️ into Proactiveness • Out of Loneliness ➡️ into Exclusivity
a. Labor meaning to produce or give birth to something. b. Proactiveness meaning to do something before time c. Exclusivity meaning not isolated but selective. “I’m not alone, I’m just pick on who I hang with! Coming out of the old conditions into new conditions require climate control! Just because we’re in a new year, doesn’t mean it’s a new season until the climate/ conditions has been changed or adjusted. So… How do we change our conditions or climate ? Examining yours seeds… why? Because everything we are currently in or experiencing is a produce of the seeds we have either deposited or consumed. January Series - SEEDS What are seeds? 1. A seed is anything or element that causes growth or reproduction. 2. Any number of contenders in a competition or line to be greater. Origin / First Mention: GENESIS 1:29 • “And God said, Behold, I have given you every plant/flower bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.” Genesis 1:29 KJV What did Jesus say about seeds… • the Word Of God is a Seed (Luke 8:11) ○ “This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is God’s word.” Luke 8:11 NLT • Your Actions & Ideas are Seeds ○ Ex. Our Physical Actions & Mental Thoughts i. Lust & Sex - James 1:15 - “Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.” James 1:15 KJV ○ Ex 2. Your Words & Reactions are Seeds i. Law of Reciprocity - In social psychology, reciprocity is a social norm of responding to a positive action with another positive action, rewarding kind actions. ii. Reap What You Sow - “Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit. So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:7-9 NLT ○ Ex 3. Energies, Spirits, Vibes are all Seeds • People & Possessions are Seeds ○ Our Family & Children - Galatians 3:16 § “The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. Scripture does not say “and to seeds,” meaning many people, but “and to your seed,” meaning one person, who is Christ.” Galatians 3:16 ○ Money & Gifts - Leviticus 27:16 § ‘If anyone dedicates to the Lord part of their family land, its value is to be set according to the amount of seed required for it—fifty shekels of silver to a homer of barley seed.” Leviticus 27:16 § Animals included anything with value or valuable The Value Of A Seed… Each seed has different values. The misconception about life is that the bigger the seed the bigger the harvest. Contrary to popular believe, it’s not the size of the seed but rather the potential of the seed being able to bring forth fruit.