When the whirlwind sweeps through the forest, at its first breath, or almost as if the fearful stillness that precedes had crushed it, the giant tree with all its boughs falls crashing to the ground. A good deed shines, we are told, "like a candle in this naughty world." Now your life is just like that. Angell James. A season of mercy. Every careful farmer will look after his fences, lest his own cattle make their escape, or his neighbour's break in. Nay; but by taking hold on Christ by the hand of faith, and walking with Him in newness of life.(Alex. Whenever a man is living according to the principles, appetites, propensities, and passions of his fallen nature, he is sowing to the flesh, and the crop that he must reap is eternal perdition. "Flesh" — the ordinary uninspired life of man; "Spirit" — the inspired life of those who have come under a higher influence. An act performed at one time leads to products at a future time. THAT THE KIND OF SEED SOWN DEPENDS ON EVERY MAN'S CHOICE.III. It is our own fault, and only ours, if we are not elected. Thus Matthew 2:16. In some cases, in a bad season, you will see sowing that has had little or no reaping. The one grows out of the other. Sowing and reaping is an example of a principle seen everywhere in the government of God. McCosh, D. D.I. THE UNPROVIDED STATE, WITH RESPECT TO ETERNITY, IN WHICH ALL ARE LIVING WHO SOW TO THE FLESH. )Deception in matters of religionT. A. If we miss these weeks — if we were not to sow, as we are doing, you would have no vegetables and no flowers. The far greater part of mankind deceive themselves, by willing negligence, by refusing to think on their real state, lest such thoughts should trouble their quiet, or interrupt their pursuits. See this exemplified in nature and also in human character.II. God is faithful; He will not fail those who sow in dependence on Him.II. "Why," you would say, "he is ruining his field, it must be all undone before any crop can be got from it again." Captivated By Christ . "(Bagley's Family Biblical Instructor. The subject impresses the necessity of regeneration. If you had stood in their way, or done anything to interrupt them, or put off their time, they would have called out to you, "Keep out of our way, we are sowing; this is seed-time. Ascending from the physical nature of man to the mind and character, we find the same laws prevail. H. Wilson, D. D.)Sowing and reapingJ. It takes on a necessary aspect. An act performed at one time leads to products at a future time. He ran up behind him, tapped him on the shoulder, and asked, "What is the state of your soul, my friend? Our ignorance.2. It may seem mere amusement to some; but it is a sowing — a scattering of seed.1. The reason is, that some deny it. If you had asked him, "What are you doing, gardener?" Every temptation promptly resisted strengthens the will. They have hooks and attach themselves to objects. And when the harm is done, you cannot turn lightly away and say, "It was none of my doing." The expression is a strong one, taken from that organ of the face by which we express careless contempt. B. Your stinginess will find you out. Change of residence brings about no change of moral character.V. We have to school ourselves into the recognition that a man is rich or poor really not according to what he has but according to what he is. THE SOWING. But in reality they are full of weakness and decay. Broad.Liability to imposture is perhaps inseparable from human frailty; the best of men have been numbered with its victims. Grace grows upon grace. "Ah! Those who yield their heart a willing sacrifice to God.2. We have to school ourselves into the recognition that a man is rich or poor really not according to what he has but according to what he is. They sow(1)in faith, and have eternal life (John 5:24). That, as there is no malice in the Divine nature and no cruelty, all punishment will have as its purpose an end worthy of the Divine nature.5. In business;2. The comparison reminds us that life is —4. Every deed is a seed sown in our nature, either good or evil, and according to the seed will be the harvest.(D. (William Dawson. The blade and the ear may be hardly recognized and distinguished as to species, but the full corn in the ear is the certain result and unmistakeable proof of what was sown. D.)The moral harvestW. The verse that follows our text tells what these are. but (says the other) do you know these seeds that he is sowing will rise and prove to be a plentiful harvest, and they will touch the clouds, and then afterwards the field is to be cleared of them, and there is to be a fire made of them in which the man himself will be consumed?" Angell James.What is the seed? The reason is plain. He who made the one pound into ten received in the parable authority over ten cities. Seed-time is the gracious, the covenant boon of Heaven: forfeited by man's original transgression, it was restored in virtue of that dispensation of mercy disclosed in the first promise to the fallen; again held in abeyance, whilst the waters of the deluge covered a polluted world, the sacrifice of faith availed to the renewal of the benefaction in terms more distinct, and ratified by a sign, visible to all the nations and coeval with all the successive generations of man.2. Speaker: Fred Greco Series: Galatians Topic: AM Service Passage: Galatians 6:11–6:18. He cannot hand it over to another.2. Plant a single grain of corn in the ground, and from the one grain you have several stalks, and each head has many grains. It was not worth cutting. They are worldly wise, and thus secure worldly advantages. "You need not talk of penalties. The seed is everlasting: we are sowing for eternity.3. If you sow nettle seed, the nettle with its sting will come of it. Many imagine that they are justified and pardoned when they are in a state of wrath and condemnation. BE NOT DECEIVED CONCERNING THE EVIL NATURE AND DREADFUL END OF A LIFE OF SIN. But it is equally true that good does so, good purposes, good dispositions, good acts. Our whole life is nothing but a seed-time, and the present and the future already stand facing each other. (Archdeacon Farrar. The cultivation of the lower mind and nature in us. Politics;3. Nevins, D. D.Is it not strange that the apostle should have thought it necessary to draw out into a formal proposition a truth so obvious and admitted as that whatsoever a man soweth, that and not something of a different kind he shall also reap? But man is also under spiritual laws — reverence, humility, love, self-denial, purity, and all that are commonly known as moral duties. (James 4:14.) Flesh includes all desires whether sensual or refined that does not lead us to God: the Spirit those desires which spring from His inspiration and find in Him their response and their joy.2. Beecher. It substitutes mere animal excitement for practical godliness.III. I swallowed it. Take anything you have done during the past week — anything you are about to do now, and ask yourselves: Is this sowing "to the flesh, or to the Spirit?" And can you doubt that, in like manner, the results of our good deeds multiply and accumulate? THE REAPING. Penalty is seen to be a natural thing, like the growing of seed. But they may all be divided into two classes. B. He who chooses this world for his portion may have his "good things" here, but leaves his eternity a blank. According to the natural course of things, it will come to an end. GREAT MEN HAVE HELD THAT THERE IS NO FUTURE PUNISHMENT; So we need not fear. We have to school ourselves into the recognition that a man is rich or poor really not according to what he has but according to what he is. The seed-time occupies but a comparatively small portion of the year; it is soon over and gone. Interrogate them. Johnson, M. If there were no other world, they would be the wisest men, because they best obey the laws of their condition. "Yes," he replied, "I am; but these are never accounted a crime; it is a thing practised by us all, and there needs no confession on that account. A. "(Bishop Lightfoot. There has never been a day or an hour in which you have not been sowing. Life is the only time wherein the seeds of immortal bliss can be deposited, and the soul prepared for heaven.II. (James 4:14.) In which matter they deceive themselves for want of considering, that God is not a party, but the Judge and Governor of the universe; who punishes wickedness, not that He himself suffers anything by it, but as being repugnant to the nature and reason of things, to the eternal laws of His righteous government, to the welfare and happiness of the whole creation. What a mistake! D.One of the mighty blessings bestowed upon us by the Christian revelation, is, that we have now a certain knowledge of a future state, and of the rewards and punishments that await us after death, and will be adjusted according to our conduct in this world.I. Every year how many such men are overtaken with sudden destruction, and swept for ever out of sight and remembrance? He will not be mocked with counterfeit piety, He will not be mocked with idle resolutions; but the sense in which the text declares that God is not mocked, seems to be, that God will not suffer His decrees to be invalidated; He will not leave His promises unfulfilled, nor His threats unexecuted. There are no secrets on earth to Him — no secrets in hell: hell is naked before Him, and destruction has no covering; much more the hearts of the children of men.II. "Deception in spiritual thingsW. But it is we who have set them going, and we are held responsible for whatever effects they produce. D.)The moral harvestW. From the seed of the spirit the full ear is life everlasting, which is eternal holiness with its concomitent of endless happiness. Seed-time is the gracious, the covenant boon of Heaven: forfeited by man's original transgression, it was restored in virtue of that dispensation of mercy disclosed in the first promise to the fallen; again held in abeyance, whilst the waters of the deluge covered a polluted world, the sacrifice of faith availed to the renewal of the benefaction in terms more distinct, and ratified by a sign, visible to all the nations and coeval with all the successive generations of man.2. You cannot mock Him. Does not even one good deed induce your neighbours to ask your help in other good deeds, and thus furnish you with ever new opportunities of service? By way of derision, in a scornful, insulting, and despiteful manner. "There are," said the priest, "many robberies and murders from time to time committed on your mountains, and I have reason to believe you are one of the persons concerned in them." The application to regenerated nature: "He that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting." In its unregenerate state its ground is fallen; it is a wilderness, full of the germs of evil.2. Thus, it is evident that in considering this theme of retribution, we have to look below the surface. The stranger replied, "Have you forgotten an unknown person whose shoulder you touched in the street in Lausanne, and asked, 'What is the state of your soul?' They contain the seeds, the concentrated germs, of an endless future life. If a farmer sowed oats, he would not expect to reap wheat or barley. In which matter they deceive themselves for want of considering, that God is not a party, but the Judge and Governor of the universe; who punishes wickedness, not that He himself suffers anything by it, but as being repugnant to the nature and reason of things, to the eternal laws of His righteous government, to the welfare and happiness of the whole creation. Such is the constitution of this world; and the Bible assures us that the next world only carries it forward.(H. You cannot have an evil sowing, and expect to reap what is good. H. Wilson, D. D.I. It were as rational to allege that the husbandman by looking forward to the harvest incapacitates himself for the work of the spring-time; or that the youth by setting his ambition on after success is thereby disqualified for the prosecution of his early education. M. Taylor, D. D.The harvest is always an increase on that which was sown. )RetributionReuben Thomas.The fact of retribution is necessarily a very serious one to all who are not "past feeling." "Flesh" — the ordinary uninspired life of man; "Spirit" — the inspired life of those who have come under a higher influence. The work of man is —I. Brunton. The reason is plain. Some of us have the field or garden of our life well filled up — some have it almost full, almost all sown over. It is his mind, his heart, his conscience, his affections, his character.7. They are shrewd and economical, and amass wealth. "Fun is all very good in its own place," says the gardener, "but you are sowing. Consciously so.III. )Sowing and reapingJ. 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. Men will rather receive a pleasing error than embrace a self-denying truth.3. "Flesh" — the ordinary uninspired life of man; "Spirit" — the inspired life of those who have come under a higher influence. It is not merely that if we do what is wrong, we shall be punished for it. He ran up behind him, tapped him on the shoulder, and asked, "What is the state of your soul, my friend? Everybody knows to expect this. The seed may be attractive in its colour; it may appear clean and free from admixture; but whilst it can boast no higher origin than the natural stock, it is to all intents and purposes fleshly seed. M. Punshon, LL. This maxim is the reason and end of all laws, the maintenance and support of all government, the foundation and ground-work of all religion. If a man, verily thinking he is sowing wheat, sow tares, will he reap wheat?2. I turn rather to the other side, and bid you remember that the highest happiness of the Christian's experience on earth will be but like as the faint light of early dawn is to the meridian day, when it is compared with the blessedness of heaven. THE SINNER'S SELF-DECEIT. A man who is sowing to the flesh has to labour; and sowing to the Spirit is no more laborious than sowing to the flesh, nor yet so much. Yes, my friends, be not deceived. It is the holy season of Lent, and, while I was busy at work, some whey, spurting from the cheese-press, flew into my mouth, and wretched man! NOW all those actions must be denominated fleshly seed, which are the natural produce or fruit of the flesh (Romans 7:5). he forces away his body to the grave, where it crumbles into dust; and in turning the soul out of its warm and well-favoured tenement, he turns it adrift on the cheerless waste of a desolate and neglected eternity.II. )LinksGalatians 6:7 NIVGalatians 6:7 NLTGalatians 6:7 ESVGalatians 6:7 NASBGalatians 6:7 KJVGalatians 6:7 Bible AppsGalatians 6:7 ParallelGalatians 6:7 Biblia ParalelaGalatians 6:7 Chinese BibleGalatians 6:7 French BibleGalatians 6:7 German BibleGalatians 6:7 CommentariesBible Hub, (6)Christ died for it. And when the harm is done, you cannot turn lightly away and say, "It was none of my doing." Such a season is human life. He ran up behind him, tapped him on the shoulder, and asked, "What is the state of your soul, my friend? There may be much of evil consequence, but the phase of suffering lies farther on. Corruption.2. "That is the truth." Ascending from the physical nature of man to the mind and character, we find the same laws prevail. Every farmer knows better; and every, sinner ought to know better.6. Thus Matthew 2:16. That it will be inevitable and not arbitrary.7. McCosh, D. D.I. They shall reap what they have sown. Thus Matthew 2:16. If a man cultivate any faculty, that of learning languages, for example, or of written composition, or of public speaking, who can say whereunto it will grow, what nutriment it will meet from the most unexpected quarters, how one opportunity will open the door for another, and one success pave the way for a dozen more? According to the natural course of things, it will come to an end. Pleasure seeking.2. Does not your example stimulate and encourage them in the good works they have in hand, or now and then even rouse the indolent and indifferent to interest and activity? )The law of sowing and reapingR. A part of this vineyard, if I may so speak, lies in his own bosom. They are shrewd and economical, and amass wealth. Courteous in manners, understanding well the intricacies of life, careful in device and action, they secure the good and avoid the evil of the world. An imaginary design of future repentance.(S. You cannot sow to the flesh, and reap what is of the Spirit. Politics;3. B.1. In reference to labour and reward, we cannot reap without previous sowing; we cannot reap where we have not sown; inferior seed will yield a poor return. He who chooses this world for his portion may have his "good things" here, but leaves his eternity a blank. He is omnipresent.2. T. Munger.As we look at retribution in the mingled light of revelation and reason, we can understand why it is that some sins are punished in this world, while other sins await punishment in a future world. And you have forgotten it. 8 For b the one who sows to his own flesh c will from the flesh reap corruption, but d the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. This great principle in its application to man's probation. Interrogate them. (Pulpit Analyst. As such persons are, in true estimation of things, mockers of God, upon account of their confounding those essential differences of good and evil, which are the foundation of God's government over rational creatures; and upon account of their entertaining dishonourable and very injurious apprehensions concerning the perfections and attributes of God Himself: so they are still further guilty of the same charge, in perverting the plain revelation of Christ, and overthrowing the whole design of His religion (see Matthew 16:27; Revelation 22:12; 2 Corinthians 5:10). As to its extent. You are a probationer for eternity. Their influence is active. The present life as a sowing incomplete. but (says the other) do you know these seeds that he is sowing will rise and prove to be a plentiful harvest, and they will touch the clouds, and then afterwards the field is to be cleared of them, and there is to be a fire made of them in which the man himself will be consumed?" "Do you say so?" If you sow nettle seed, the nettle with its sting will come of it. )RetributionReuben Thomas.The fact of retribution is necessarily a very serious one to all who are not "past feeling." Our actions are fertile, and we do have to eat the fruit they yield. Such is the condition of every possessor of worldly wealth, who sows only for the ingathering of a temporal harvest.(J. You did do it, and the world fairly holds you responsible for all that has come of it. There is no dynamite like men's lusts and passions. A man who is sowing to the flesh has to labour; and sowing to the Spirit is no more laborious than sowing to the flesh, nor yet so much. Susceptible of impressions; easily moved — first one way, then another. I have known," he says, "many old playfellows of the devil spring up suddenly from their deathbeds, and strike at him treacherously, while he, without returning the blow, only laughed and made grimaces in the corner of the room." You have never done anything else. Plant a pea or a potatoe, and how many you get for the one. Indications of future completeness. )Seed-time and harvestJ. But, observe, election is the result of foreknowledge on God's part (Romans 8:29). Every kind of seed has fruit of its own kind. If every act expired in its performance, and every exercise of mind and heart terminated with itself, it would not be of so much importance to attend to the nature of our acts and the character of our exercises. THE PREACHER OF JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH LAYS DOWN THE PRINCIPLE OF RETRIBUTION.1. — as we see in the mummies of Egypt, where they may have lain for thousands of years in darkness, but now come forth to grow. There are such and such men who have pursued for years the most corrupt courses in their business, and yet they prosper, and are geting rich every day." And what would you say to that? "Sowing and reapingOne day as Felix Neff was walking in the city of Lausanne, he saw a man whom he took for one of his intimate friends. (Psalm 139:23, 24). The kind you sow you will reap. THAT THE CHARACTER OF THE HARVEST WILL EXACTLY CORRESPOND WITH THE KIND OF SEED.(J. They sow(1)in faith, and have eternal life (John 5:24). THE APPLICATION OF THIS LAW TO THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE LIFE.1. )The spiritual harvestJ. AMPLE TIME IN THE FUTURE FOR ATTENDING TO THE CONCERNS OF THE SOUL. He who from the one gained as much as made it five, was set over five cities. Consciously so.III. The unwillingness of to-day becomes still deeper to-morrow (2 Corinthians 6:2; Hebrews 3:7, 8, 15; Hebrews 4:7; Ecclesiastes 9:10).II. )The law of sowing and reapingR. The ideal of the Christian is the inspired life, sowing to, walking in, being led by the Spirit — the promotion of truth, justice, love, between man and man.III. But we have to take advantage of this gift.3. Salvation is a gift.2. The advance of the kingdom of God.(R. Or you have never thought about it. Our natural warmth. "Yes," he replied, "I am; but these are never accounted a crime; it is a thing practised by us all, and there needs no confession on that account. Traits of character so Divine, promises of youth cut off by untimely death, loftinesses of the human spirit, buds not yet unfolded, aspirations only starved here — what of these? If you rely on deathbed repentance, you are, believe me, relying on a bruised and broken reed, which will break beneath you and run into your hand. It were as rational to allege that the husbandman by looking forward to the harvest incapacitates himself for the work of the spring-time; or that the youth by setting his ambition on after success is thereby disqualified for the prosecution of his early education. It cannot be denied. Of the same kind as the sowing. But in the future at all events, and far more largely than in the present, the law of retribution will work, the consequences of our actions will come home to us, according to the infinite wisdom and compassion of God. A soil that has been forced, and whose virtue has been used up, is the image of their souls.2. W. Dale, D. D.)Man's work and his certain rewardS. Free my distressed conscience from its agonies by absolving me from my guilt!" (2)Zeal for the ordinances of religion. I am full of relentings. The soil and atmosphere of this world are not adapted to bring it to full fruitage. A good deed shines, we are told, "like a candle in this naughty world." Some of these exercises of mind are delineated in Galatians 5:22; Colossians 3:12.IV. A certain point of resemblance between the thoughts, wishes, affections, purposes of the mind, and the seed-corn cast into the earth at one season of the year; and another between the gathering of the harvest, and the result in our own minds of the thoughts and affections we have cherished during our life. If in the charm of bright social intercourse, or to relieve the gloom of depression, you take too much wine, you may have had no distinctly bad motive for it; your motive may have been nothing more than a friendly wish to share and promote the hilarity of the hour, or to free yourself from the disabling effects of a transient incapacity for a task you felt bound to do: but if that indulgence should excite a growing craving for similar indulgences, as in some natures it will, and you sink into a sot, and your health flies, and your business goes to rack, and your domestic peace is broken up, you cannot plead, "I did not do it." (2)That which survives the work of corruption will entail the agonies of spiritual corruption.II. "Set double guard upon that point to-night," was the command of a prudent officer, when an attack was expected. The child is conquered, and so am I. The ground has been ploughed and manured and made ready for receiving the seed, and you may have seen sacks of seed-corn standing all over the field, and men walking up and down the furrows, with bags tied round their waist or slung across their breast, throwing out their arms in a peculiar way. They reap the quality of their sowing; and it is a harvest of corruption. Some people think sin a very small thing, to have such consequences coming of it. Johnson, M. A.No analogy is more easily understood than this. But if it is a seed, and if there is a harvest, must not the increase be as with every other kind of sowing and reaping?4. The seed is everlasting: we are sowing for eternity.3. It was not worth cutting. A. Let us have the courage resolutely to stand by the laws and facts which are revealed. Broad.Liability to imposture is perhaps inseparable from human frailty; the best of men have been numbered with its victims. And these deceive themselves, by fixing their attention wholly upon one single attribute of the Divine nature; and consider not God as indued with all those perfections together, which complete the character of an all-wise and righteous governor of the universe. The soil and atmosphere of this world are not adapted to bring it to full fruitage. That, as there is no malice in the Divine nature and no cruelty, all punishment will have as its purpose an end worthy of the Divine nature.5. It sometimes looks as if it would never come to anything. He believed that his evil course was building him up in fame and fortune; but financiering is the devil's forge, and his every act was a blow upon the anvil shaping the dagger that should one day strike home to his heart, and make him a suicide.(H. Some judge of God by themselves; not according to the reason of things, but by their own disposition and temper. Do not those who benefit by your kindness at least sometimes remember and imitate it? It propagates itself and spreads over the whole soul, and goes down from generation to generation.(J. Every temptation promptly resisted strengthens the will. You may have been in the country in spring, when the frost and snow have disappeared, and preparations are being made for the work of the coming year. Take the social and political improvements of recent years.2. Faith in the future life intensifies the importance of the present by focussing upon it the issues of eternity. D., D. L. Who consecrate their substance to God.3. Knowledge acquiring. It may continue hereafter, for the grave feature of penalty is that it does not tend to end, but continues to act, like force imparted to an object in a vacuum, until arrested by some outside power. But if you had asked them, "What are you doing?" Its futility. These men seem to be sinning without punishment, and often infer that they do not deserve it. As to its nature or quality. It is told of a famous painter that he was remarkable for the careful manner in which he went about his work, and when one asked him "why he took such pains?" The heathen, who have not heard of Christ, will not have the same future as those who, having had the Saviour preached to them, have defiantly rejected Him. AMPLE TIME IN THE FUTURE FOR ATTENDING TO THE CONCERNS OF THE SOUL. Do not those who benefit by your kindness at least sometimes remember and imitate it? His desires being earthly, his reward is perishable.(T. His desires being earthly, his reward is perishable.(T. While you deceive yourselves God is not mocked. Shall this be so in the case of one who is trying to secure a lasting earthly fame, and shall we not be considerate in all our ways, knowing that what we are doing now shall have an eternal effect upon our character and condition?(W. Such is the constitution of this world; and the Bible assures us that the next world only carries it forward.(H. "Flesh" — the ordinary uninspired life of man; "Spirit" — the inspired life of those who have come under a higher influence. 1. Seed-time is the gracious, the covenant boon of Heaven: forfeited by man's original transgression, it was restored in virtue of that dispensation of mercy disclosed in the first promise to the fallen; again held in abeyance, whilst the waters of the deluge covered a polluted world, the sacrifice of faith availed to the renewal of the benefaction in terms more distinct, and ratified by a sign, visible to all the nations and coeval with all the successive generations of man.2. The holiness of the present is only the bud from which will blossom that vision of God which is the full-flowered beatitude of heaven.(W. But then there is the harvest to come; and what a difference then.(W. According to the natural course of things, it will come to an end. It is not merely that if we do what is wrong, we shall be punished for it. But God's word stands pledged, alike as regards the good and the evil, that failure there shall be none: "Shall reap."(J. A season of anxious toil. Criminality. The good woman had answered a hundred questions, which her father's former partner had asked concerning him, and, as he listened to the story of his friend's patience in suffering and poverty, and the unflagging cheerfulness with which he could look forward, either to a longer continuance of his pilgrimage in this world, or to a speedy departure to a better one, his conscience applied the unuttered reproach, and he cried out, in a tone of hopeless despair, "Yes, yes: you wonder I cannot be as quiet and happy too: but think of the difference: he is going to his treasure, and I — I must leave mine!" )Self-deceivedBagley's Family Biblical Instructor.A Neapolitan shepherd came in great anguish to his priest. Our ignorance.2. How much seed every man sows even in a short life, seed of some sort or other! 1. You cannot tell what a moment may bring forth. But if you sow the good ground of the spirit, you will of that good ground gather the golden grain of life eternal. Munger. 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