December 15-Reaping What One Sows

December 15-Reaping What One Sows

December 15-Reaping What One Sows 

Scripture Lesson: Proverbs 11:18b 

On this date in 2006, Buck O’Neil who passed away in October is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously by President George W. Bush for his “excellence and determination both on and off the field.” Accepting the country’s highest civilian honor on behalf of the Negro League Baseball Legend is his 91 year old brother Warren. 

The writer of Proverbs reminds us all to be sure we are sowing right living into our lives. When we have righteous in our lives we will reap a sure reward. When we live our lives by God’s standards God’s way, we will indeed receive the greatest of all rewards. When we get to heaven having lived a life pleasing to God we will hear the words, “well done good and faithful servant”. For a Christian there can be no better reward!

1.      How do we sow righteousness in our lives?
2.      What is the evidence that we are living right lives?
3.      Why is it important to live a righteous life in our world today?

If we live our lives to serve God and by His standards great things will be accomplished for His Kingdom!


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1. Lindz wrote:
Years ago, when I was setting out to find my forutne I packed all my worldly possessions in my car and set out. Not far from my small hometown there was a fork in the road. One road led to Tulsa, OK and the other to Oklahoma City. Unable to decide which road to take, I stopped the car and flipped a quarter, saying Heads I turn right tails I turn left .I have often wondered how differently my life would have turned out had the quarter come up tails rather than heads. Yes, foolish, seemingly insignificant decisions make life-changing differences in our lives.

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2. wrote:
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