"I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds."
Jesus is the offspring – the Seed – that was promised to Eve (Genesis 3:15) and later to Abraham (Galatians 3:16). God also told Abraham that his offspring would be as countless as the stars (Genesis 15:5). Jesus knew His purpose coming to earth was to die, and in doing so, bringing many others to become the offspring of Abraham by faith. It was His hour of glory! Paul tells us in Galatians 3:29, “If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.” Jesus’ death produced many seeds, all of whose purpose is to die with Him and live in Him throughout eternity!
Within every mini-death of self-indulgence, self-worship, or grumbling, lives the promise of resurrection into something glorious. Our seed who died was raised!
Bible In A Year
- Ezekiel 21-22
- Psalm 141
- Colossians 3-4