Corn of Wheat
KJV) Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the
ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit,
25 He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this
world shall keep it unto life eternal. 26 If any man serve me, let him follow
me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him
will my Father honour.
Certain changes take place when the Corn is planted under the ground out of
I. The hard
dry shell SOFTENS.
(Rom 2:4 KJV)
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering;
not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
KJV) Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and
temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
STARCH TURNS TO SUGAR
(2 Cor 5:17
KJV) Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are
passed away; behold, all things are become new.
KJV) Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his
glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all
things unto himself.
(Rom 5:5 KJV)
And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our
hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
How? God shows us His Love.
(1 John 4:9
KJV) In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent
his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
We show God our love for him.
(1 John 5:3
KJV) For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his
commandments are not grievous.
We keep our selves sweet.
KJV) Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord
Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
CORN OF WHEAT OPENS--Open to God’s Word and Will in our Lives!
KJV) But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart,
having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
Open to the leading of the Holy Spirit.
(Rom 8:14 KJV)
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
KJV) The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his
(Prov 3:5 KJV)
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own
understanding.6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy
IV. The Corn
of Wheat buried then Gives
KJV) Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and
shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the
same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
KJV) And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in
more than they all:
Story of Bible School in England
Chile with check for $50 with only my name and city on envelope.
Check in Australia from Swedish family to pay for crusades in New Guinea.
KJV) For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose
his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.
V. The Corn
of Wheat then brings forth Fruit!
(Gal 5:22 KJV)
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness,
(Gal 5:23 KJV)
Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
(Psa 1:3 KJV)
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth
his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth
KJV) But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the
word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some a
hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.
KJV) Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch
that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
KJV) I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him,
the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
(Col 3:1 KJV)
If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ
sitteth on the right hand of God.
(Col 3:2 KJV)
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
(Col 3:3 KJV)
For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.
(Rom 6:22 KJV)
But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit
unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
KJV) Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous:
nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto
them which are exercised thereby.
We must also be willing to become as an corn of wheat and have our lives hid in
Christ. Let the world see Jesus living in us. Let our lights shine.
God bless you and yours!
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
Tony and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades
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