True And False Conversion, Part 1of5, Evans Olang

Matthew 13:3&5-6, “3 Then He spoke many things to them in parables, saying: “Behold, a sower went out to sow. … 5 Some fell on stony places, where they did not have much earth; and they immediately sprang up because they had no depth of earth. 6 But when the sun was up they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away!”

It is one thing to pray, it is another thing to pray effectively with understanding. It is also vital to get wisdom from the word of God on how we pray and go about things so as to avoid traps, cycles of frustrations and trying to force things to work our way. In the next few series, allow me to touch on a message that is hard to receive but vital especially as we pray and reach our young people and others with the gospel. This is a message of hope.

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True And False Conversion, Part 2of5, Evans Olang

Matthew 13: 3&5-6 “3Then He spoke many things to them in parables, saying: “Behold, a sower went out to sow. … 5 Some fell on stony places, where they did not have much earth; and they immediately sprang up because they had no depth of earth. 6 But when the sun was up they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away!”

Part of my early life was spent in the farm. If we wanted to see crops grow for harvest, one crucial thing was to get the soil ready. You could not expect a harvest on unprepared ground regardless of whether you had good seeds or not. We had to plow and plow and plow, dig deep, turn the soil, rake it, remove rocks, pull out weeds, get rid of thorns and bushes. Prepping the ground until it was ready before we planted any seed expecting it to grow, do weeding and expect a harvest.

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