“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
I realized quite recently that God does not really provide out of nothing. He just reciprocates by multiplying in several folds our acts of kindness to Him or others. Sowing a seed in the Christian parlance is an act synonymous to a farmer sowing seeds. As a farmer sows, so he shall reap. Before the sowing is done, a thorough check is conducted on the fertility of the soil and when ascertained then can sowing be made. It does not end there, the seeds sown ought to be watered so they grow and bear good fruits.
When you sow something like a corn, you are assured of reaping something more, but to continue to enjoy the fruits of that seed you don’t have to stop sowing. You must constantly sow. But, when you sow something like a mango, it means you have taken the pain to deprive yourself of the sweetness of that particular mango so you could sow it. This sort of seed when sown takes a longer time to mature (much much longer), but when it does you enjoy its fruits into perpetuity.
The things that one must do to safeguard the growth of the seed sown is being watchful in prayer, averting bad company, and not harboring the thought that a seed won’t grow. Let the seed you plant match your need, for as a little as you sow is going to reflect in how much you will reap. When expecting big sow big. Seed faith never fails. Do you remember the saying that, “a giver never lacks.” I want to tell you that it is very true. Therefore plant a seed to match your need.