We can’t manufacture new life. All we can do is plant seeds and nurture them to maturity.
Originally posted on Life Teams Support:
The living message of the gospel spreads like all other living things on the planet through multiplication. Plant life reproduces as a seed takes root, the plant that results then must bear fruit of some sort, and finally the fruit must deliver the seeds within it to produce the next generation of growth. So it is with the seed of the gospel message. For that seed to take root in a person’s heart, they must hear and accept it. The new life that springs up must then bear fruit through redeemed relationships as people live out the implications of the gospel in their everyday lives. A life so radically changed will inspire questions among those still in the world. These questions open opportunities for the message to grow to other people as the redeemed person proclaims it through his or her answers. Whether or not the second generation of hearers…
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