And Jesus answered and said, verily I say unto you there is no man that hath left houses or brethren or sisters or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake and the gospelís
But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren and sisters and mother, and children, and lands with persecutions and in the world to come, eternal life
But many that are first shall be last, and the last first
And in the morning as they passed by they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots
And Peter calling to remembrance said unto him Master, behold the fig tree which thou cursed is withered away
And Jesus answering said unto them, have; faith in God
For verily I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, be thou removed and be thou cast into the sea, and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he said shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he said
Therefore I say unto you, what things so ever you desire, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them
And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any; that your father also which is in Heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive; neither will your father which is in Heaven forgive your trespasses.
God has made himself known unto man since the beginning. He is not someone that just drop by your house and say, here I am, you obey me. When he made himself known it was up to man to accept whom he was and follow him. He said to Moses in Exodus 3:14, I am that I am and he said thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel I am hath sent me unto you. God uses his own name of Jehovah to express to Moses himself in the first person, God the Father. However it is futile to attempt a logical definition of God. God is what he is to whoever it is whenever they need him to be. He is not to be classified with any other earthly being or objects. One can only class God in a lone class of their own heart because he is their own personal God. However they accepts him, realizing though that he is absolute in supplying the needs of mankind. He depends on no one for his existence as man does. Man depend on God for their existence and it is men that highly exalts God. He allows men in the earth to exercise God appointed authority to do a work for God. God made the world and all things therein and he is Lord of Heaven and Earth. He dwells in Manís temples (their bodies, not temples made with hands) made of him, and through him and to him are all things to be glory forever.
It is through faith man understand that the world was framed by the Word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear. So now man knows that the eternal God is their refuge and underneath are Godís everlasting arms holding him up. Therefore man has a duty to bless the Lord God, he is the first and the last, the beginning and the end and beside him there is no other God. He is merciful, forgiving, gracious, longsuffering and abundant in goodness and truth.
Now since he is a faithful God, he wants to ask, why will man not give him something to work with? All they need is to show just a little bit of faith. He sits and awaits the pleas of man for him to do something for them. He is looking for the seed of faith that man will plant so that he will not let be plucked up but he will nourish it and grow it to maturity that it will be a blessing to the one that planted it. God wants to bless man in the earth. God asked Moses, what is in your hand? Man wants so much from God but want plant the necessary seeds to obtain a harvest. They will not give God anything to work with.
Seeds are the flowering plants unit of reproduction capable of developing into another such plant, fundamental or underlying cause of something being reproduced from what has been sowed. Whatever seed is sowed is reproduced in the life of it. God will consider the seed sown and see to it that a harvest if reaped from it because God is faithful to what he promises. Man plants seed and God uses the seed to bless them with the fruit of the spirit; love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and temperance because they have crucified the flesh with obedience and righteous holy living, brings their tithe and offerings which God require the first fruit of and forgiveness, not just with lip service, but from the heart. The final seed being a willingness to go through the process with persecution.
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