Wig’s Word of God Today 7-27-2012
You Sow to Respond. You Sow to React. You Sow to Rejoice in God’s Word.
The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the Word of the Kingdom without understanding it, and the evil one comes and steals away what was sown in his heart. Matthew 13:19
Jeremiah 3:14-17, Jeremiah 31:10, 11-12, 13 & Matthew 13:18-23
Jesus describes the four types of persons envisioned to carry His Message of Truth by using the Parable of the Sower of the Seeds. There are those who never accept the Word of the Kingdom by finding the seed sowed on the path they walk on. There are those who believe for a while but fall away because of persecution while walking on rocky ground of nonbelievers. There are those who believe, but in whom the Word is choked by worldly anxiety and the seduction of riches. And finally Christ’s parable of the Sower describes those who respond to the Word and produce fruit abundantly by allowing His Truth to guide their complete surrender.
After every Walk to Emmaus retreat weekend, every table leader will call their own candidates from their table and discuss with them how the week has been and if there’s anything they might need prayer for. As I called each yesterday discussing their week, I always ask if they had a chance to pick up the Word of God and make it a part of their daily routine. I always remind them that the evil one is not happy with our Spiritual discoveries from the Emmaus weekend and he’ll try extra hard to make them stumble. In guiding their discussion of God’s Truth, I can steer them to understand how important it is for them to respond to God’s Word in thought, action and deed as described in Matthew 13:23.
“The seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the Word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold.”
Respond. React. Rejoice. Amen!
So we ask in prayer: Dear God, we pray today to be Sowers of Truth by following Christ’s Word. We pray for Julian’s recovery LORD. We pray day seven of a Novena of prayers for Steve’s intentions. We pray for the intentions of Tim Clark and David Haddox who I dedicate my poem to below. We pray for Mesfin Zabrocki and Lucy Moreira to be healed LORD. We accept Your Divine Will in all things. In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.
God Bless His Truth for America,
Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins
“Spirit led God inspired Christ fed“
Philippians 4:4-7 Romans 8:28
Rejoice and have peace in Christ Jesus!
The Mercy of God in His Valleys of Truth- Psalm 23
I lack absolutely nothing
By the Shepherd of Life
Lying down in green pastures
In still waters I’m reborn to ignite
He leads me restoring my soul
Only His paths of Truth I find
For the sake of His Name I go
Allowing my life to be His in kind
The death in valleys I fear not
No evil will overcome my belief
Comforted by His rod and staff
His Truth I eternally conceive
God’s table is set before me
As enemies jockey to kill
He anoints my head with oil
I live according to His Will
As my cup overfloweth
Goodness and mercy I pursue
My life throughout all my days
In His House I live to never undue
The Mercy of God in His Valleys
Allow us to live for His Truth
In His 23rd Psalm of David
God’s Love is forever True
© Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins July 27, 2012 @ 4:44 AM