Years ago, when my brother-in-law and I were farming together I found some seed in the back of the barn and had no idea what it was. We could have taken it to the feed mill and they could probably have identified it for us but we did not.
One day I decided to plant it. The seed looked like it might still be okay. I watered it and sure enough, it came up and even had a good stand.
It grew fast and looked good at first but then the stems became very coarse and there were no grain heads. I was sure disappointed that I planted it because I wasted my time and good money on water and fertilizer.
Planting those seeds reminds me of something we all face in life. What are we sowing? The Bible has a good deal to say about sowing and reaping.
We have two choices. We can do what God wants, which is accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and start living the way God wants us to, (Acts 26:20).
This is called the way of righteousness or sowing good seed, (Hosea 10:12 & Jude 20). The second choice is that we can ignore God and go our own way, which is called the way of unrighteousness, (Jude 15).
This is called sowing bad seed. Both ways will yield crops, (Galatians 6:7-9). See you in Church next Sunday.