For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.
Someone observes that the world financial market works in cycles. The market moves between ups and downs in a certain cycle over a period of time. There are many things in our lives, we might have observed, that move in cycles as well. Some of these patterns of cyclical occurrences are good, some are harmful.
Nothing just occurs overnight in our lives. They happen because of what happened in the past. The Bible tells us that what we sow, we also reap. When we sow into the flesh, we will reap corruption. If we sow out of our own fleshly desires, we will bear no lasting fruits, or altogether fruitless. However, if we sow to the Spirit, we will reap life. The kind of life that comes from God. If we sow out of the abundance of God’s resources in our spirits, we reap fruitfulness, the kind of fruits that last (John 15:16).
The cycle of sowing and reaping will continue, for both the good ones as well as the bad ones. A cycle of sins and curses will continue until sins are repented of and curses nailed to the Cross of Jesus. They do not go away natural. The sowing could well start from us insisting on our own ways, ignoring of refusing to listen to the wise counsel of God’s words or godly men and women. The sowing could be compelled by fear. When we sow fear, we reap death. Faith cannot arise, therefore we are deprived, cut off from the blessings of God in Christ Jesus.
On the other hand, when we sow in righteousness, and in obedience to God, heeding His voice, we reap abundant blessings (Deuteronomy 28:1-2). Any sowing motivated by love for God will put us right into a godly cycle of blessings, not only for ourselves, but also for our future generations. When we sow in the fear of God, our reaping or harvest will be attracting the presence and blessings of God into our household, the Church, our city and our nation.
Determine this day to appropriate the Power of the Cross and Blood of Jesus to break every ungodly and bad cycles. Choose to sow in godliness and sow to the Spirit, to initiate or restart a godly cycles in your life!