OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL FOR TEENS WEDNESDAY 4TH APRIL 2018: SOWER OR EATER
MEMORISE: Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken
together, and running over, shall men give into you bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
Please read: Ecclesiastes 11:1-6
Being the son of a farmer, I grew up learning the
principles of farming, and I have discovered that
those same principles are very relevant to our
In those days, I realised that the
quantity of seed that you could sow was determined by the size of your farm and the
proportion of the harvest you were willing to sacrifice.
The reason some people were richer
than others in my village was because they were willing to sacrifice large portions of their
harvests for sowing, they also had bigger farms than others.
Today, the proportion of the money you are
willing to sacrifice will determine how wealthy you will be in the future. As a teenager, this is
the best time to start sowing into your future.
Put some money aside for a skill acquisition
course, sow into God’s work, open a bank account and save money there, sow into the lives of already successful people. Be more
willing to sow than you are to eat, and you will see the great harvest that will come in the
What you sow may leave your hand for a while, but it will return in many folds soon.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Joshua 12-14
1. There shall be showers of blessing
This is the promise of love;
There shall be seasons refreshing
Sent from the Savior above
Showers of blessing,
Showers of blessing we need;
Mercy drop ’round us are falling,
But for the showers we plead.
2. There shall be showers of blessing
Precious reviving again;
Over the hills and the valleys,
Sound of abundance of rain.
3. There shall be showers of blessing
Send them upon us, O Lord;
Grant to us a refreshing;
Come now and honour Thy Word.
4. There shall be showers of blessing
Oh that today they might fall,
now as to God we are confessing,
Now as on Jesus we call!