July 30, 2015
Seeds for the Sower
Yesterday at Walmart a man came up behind a woman and told her that he liked the Ephesians verse written on the back of her T-shirt and she said, “Thanks, I do too.” Assuming they were kindred spirits she then asked the man what church he attended. He shrugged his shoulders and with downcast eyes admitted he wasn’t attending anywhere at the moment. Immediately the woman went into outreach mode and told him where she worshiped. She not only invited him to church, but invited him to the Wednesday night Bible study that would be convening in a few hours. I find it fascinating that Scripture stenciled on the back of a T-shirt yields seeds for the sower. “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it” (Isa 55:11 NIV).