My Favourite Topic! :) As you Sow, so shall you Reap! :)

Who we are today is the result of our past. By that, I mean our previous thoughts and actions determine, to a large extent, what kind of people we become. Those who act wisely now will have insight in the future to make judicious decisions. Those who save prudently are prepared for the needs of tomorrow.

Scripture puts it this way: “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap” (Gal. 6:7). The verse describes an unalterable law that affects everyone in all areas of life—family, work, and pleasure. It is both a warning and an encouragement.

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We reap what we sow, more than we sow, and later than we sow (Life Principle #6). Every farmer appreciates the meaning of this principle. Let’s examine it to make sure we understand the implications.

First, this truth applies to everyone, including both Christians and non-Christians.

The principle of Galatians 6:7 is irrevocable; there is no escape, either for the believer or for the unbeliever. It is a law of life.

Did you notice how the verse begins? It says, “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked.” Herein lies the root cause of the careless and indulgent lifestyle of many people. They are deceived. They either do not believe the truth, or they think they will somehow be the exceptions to God’s laws.

To mock God is to turn up one’s nose at Him or attempt to outwit Him. But this is foolish. Second Corinthians 5:10 says, “We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.” If you were required to appear before the Lord’s judgment seat in the next five minutes, what kind of fruit would you be able to show?

Second, we reap what we sow.

This fact is welcome news for those with good habits. But it is a frightening thought for anyone currently involved in ungodly activities such as promiscuity, drug or alcohol abuse, neglect of family, or mistreatment of others in order to climb the ladder of success. We would not plant crabgrass and expect to harvest pineapples. Likewise, we cannot sow disobedience to God and expect to reap His blessing.

Third, we reap more than we sow.

Why do farmers plant seeds? Because they expect to harvest a great deal more than they sow. A single kernel can yield dozens, scores, even hundreds of seeds. It is the same way with both sin and righteousness—a small decision to do either good or bad reaps a much bigger crop, for either joy or sorrow.

Jesus used agrarian images to show that when we allow God’s Word to produce positive qualities in us, the results multiply: “The one on whom seed was sown on the good soil, this is the man who hears the word and understands it; who indeed bears fruit and brings forth, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty” (Matt. 13:23).

On the other side of the ledger, the prophet Hosea describes the consequences awaiting those who choose wickedness: “They sow the wind and they reap the whirlwind” (Hos. 8:7).

Fourth, we reap later than we sow.

Some are deceived because their present seed has yet to produce a crop. So they continue down their course, mistakenly believing that there will never be a harvest.

But unlike the crops of the field, which are gathered at approximately the same time each year, there is no regular timetable for the harvest of life. Some results come quickly; others take a long time. But do not be deceived—their season will come. And by going the second mile now and doing more than is required, we will collect rich dividends later.

“For whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.” What a comforting and assuring thought to those who faithfully labor under difficult circumstances! Righteousness in such situations will produce a rich harvest in the future, for our heavenly Father always keeps His promises.

{Adapted from “The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible” (2008).}

The basic nature of God’s Justice:

GALATIANS 6: 7-9 (KJV)
7: Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
8: For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
9: And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

THE DEFINITIONS:

1. Everything that you do has repercussions. It comes back to you one way or another.
2. You cannot escape the consequences of your actions. What you do comes back to you.
3. You will see the long-term effects of your actions.
4. KARMA – The total effect of a person’s actions and conduct during the successive phases of the person’s existence, regarded as determining the person’s destiny, especially, in his next incarnation.
5. What goes around comes around.
6. Your actions all have consequences. Don’t ever be fooled into thinking that your actions don’t have consequences. Don’t think you can get away with bad choices even if you don’t seem to get caught. Remember verse seven tells us that God cannot be mocked. He sees it all. You reap what you sow.
Watch the way you live your life because you reap what you sow.

We sow in one season, we reap in another.

Sow a thought you reap an act. Sow an act, you reap a habit. Sow a habit, you reap a character. Sow a character, you reap a consequence.

by Mr. Terrence L. Trezvant

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Enjoy the Little Things! :)

I believe life is in the details. Ongoing small gestures can mean so much more than one grand display of love. 😉

Simple pleasures throughout the day can be far more gratifying that one amazing weekend. When you connect the dots between all these little joys, life seems fuller and more satisfying. 🙂

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“Enjoy the little things, for one day you make look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault 🙂

Quote for Life! :)

An important lesson to lead a peaceful life…learn to forgive and forget rather than devising ways to seek revenge! 🙂

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When a bad person tries to hurt or do wrong things around us, we always wanted to do similar stupid stuff to them thinking tit for tat! That behaviour particularly happens during school or early college. No complains. I’ve done that! 🙂

I still do that, but diplomatically. We need to reciprocate right? Otherwise there’s no fun!! 🙂

I found this quote somewhere and realised how true that is! 😉

A Tale of Two Gossipers ;)

There are 2 gals I knw who keeps on belittling/teasing/gossiping/making fun of me just because I wear good, cute, branded clothes, have nice gadgets, all are nice to me,,, they couldn’t digest the fact that, How come an average looking, dark, local tamil speaking, small town girl gets all this? How she gets to knw all this? My only answer for this is that I’M BLESSED ,,,,

We should certainly be thankful for the materialistic things the Lord gives us. But we are truly blessed when we experience God as our love, our peace, our patience, our satisfaction, our joy, and so many other aspects of Himself.

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P.S》》 All I’m going to do is to PRAY for them , I think they have Narcissistic personality disorder 😉 because,

Narcissistic personality disorder symptoms may include:

Believing that you’re better than others
Fantasizing about power, success and attractiveness
Exaggerating your achievements or talents
Expecting constant praise and admiration
Believing that you’re special and acting accordingly
Failing to recognize other people’s emotions and feelings
Expecting others to go along with your ideas and plans
Taking advantage of others
Expressing disdain for those you feel are inferior
Being jealous of others
Believing that others are jealous of you
Trouble keeping healthy relationships
Setting unrealistic goals
Being easily hurt and rejected
Having a fragile self-esteem
Appearing as tough-minded or unemotional 😉

Choose your Life Partner Wisely! :)

Choose your spouse carefully. Being single and feeling lonely is better than being married and feeling lonely.

This quote may be founded upon older principles but it is my belief that this is a truth that will help people for generations to come. Things these days are different in our society and it seems that marriage is just another form of life that people are instantly gratified of when it happens, but it is an institution that has lost importance in the minds and hearts of people because so many of them fail.

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Never get married for the wrong reasons, often times you can feel in your heart what exactly the wrong reasons are. When you are truly in love with someone it will be way too hard to even imagine life without him or her.

If someone isn’t the right one for you, don’t drag out the relationship and lead the other person on. Likewise, be willing to make the bold move of committing to be with someone forever when you know that it is real. After all, life is much too short to live unhappily 🙂 Think twice, Act Wise! 🙂

Dream Big! ☆

You have the power to reach for and accomplish whatever great goals you want. Don’t let anything stop you from dreaming big! 🙂

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Dreams are a way to tell ourselves that we are still capable of bringing happiness in our lives. Never stop dreaming or fear that it won’t happen. The thrill of a dream is the fantasy. Once it happens, it is no longer a fantasy, but reality. 🙂

All Modern Girls are not Bad! :)

This is not meant to hurt anyone,,, but it’s my RIGHT to say what I feel, ME, MY SISTER and MY COUSIN SISTERS have been MOCKED and CRITICISED by so many people (including my age group girls) when we were teens just because we WEAR Modern Clothes,,,, and its VERY FUNNY that the SAME PERSONS who made fun of us are wearing Chic, Modern clothes ( a few of them even gave a BIG LECTURES about tamil culture in the past) and posting pictures in FB,,, I really appreciate their Changeover or Makeover,,, but remember onething guys,

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To judge someone on the way they dress is the epitome of shallow behavior. You are basically taking your own ideas, morals, misconceptions and prejudices and placing them on someone else. You all were Wrong, and You need to admit your mistakes,,, #AllModernGirlsAreNotBad #AllTraditionalGirlsAreNotSoGood 🙂