Daily Devotions

Don’t Despise Small Beginnings

sprout and earthWho dare despise the day of small beginnings? (Zech.4:10) A foundation had to be laid and then the building had to be continually worked on until it was finished. Mark 4:26-28 shows us that wheat doesn’t just jump up out of the ground and into the bag overnight. The farmer sows the seed, then it begins to grow while he sleeps and while he is awake though he can’t figure out how. Then when it begins to come up out of the ground, it is first the blade, then the head, then the mature grain in the head. That is incremental progress and the result is a harvest that supports and sustains. God will answer prayer with change that works on His timetable and in our lives, rather than what could end up being destructive.

I declare that God wisely and effectively uses incremental change in our lives and in our environment, as well as immediate all-at-once change, and we will have the knowledge and wisdom to see both and participate in both.

(This is the last excerpt from Marty’s article “Tares And Wheat.” This excerpt deals with “Incremental Change.”)

SEEC Kingdom Conference * Theme: “Thy Kingdom Come”
March 5-7, 2014 * Grace International Church * Willis, TX
Speakers: Jim Hodges, Dr. Don Crum, Marty Gabler, Kathy Gabler, Melissa Gabler
“. . .he talked to them about things concerning the kingdom of God.” (Acts 1:3)
seecministries.org   *   www.graceic.org


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