Big results in God’s kingdom often start very small. Jesus explained it this way:

“To what shall we liken the Kingdom of God? Or with what parable shall we picture it? It is like a mustard seed which, when it is sown on the ground, is smaller than all the seeds of the earth; but when it is sown, it grows up and becomes greater than all herbs, and shoots out large branches, so that the birds of the air may nest under its shade.” – Mark 4:30-32 NKJV

The contrast between the size of the seed and the mature plant has everything to do with the Designer. The tiny seed contains the potential for large sturdy branches. It may start very small, but once placed in the ground, growth follows. However, as amazing as mustard seeds are, they must be sown for the germination process to begin. The same can be said of small acorns. They must be properly positioned to start the growth process to become a large, towering oak tree.

Today, the “sowing” can be something said, done, started, shared, prayed for, and more. What “mustard-seed” do you need to sow in faith today?

About cchrisholland

...husband, dad, pastor, teacher, and chronic day-dreamer
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