“But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who continues to hear the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.” Matthew 13:23
Dear Jesus, I want to continue hearing your word and understanding it for myself and others. I want to be able to speak it with meaning to my spouse, children, and friends. I want my friends to learn your word from conversations with me. I want to react better to situations and let my light shine instead of spread the byproducts of my sinful nature. I want the peace, hope and love that the gospel releases to emanate from my life. Make this happen by your Holy Spirit so I produce seeds that will produce more seeds many years after I’m gone. Make my life count for you, oh Jesus. Amen.
God’s word produces good things whenever it lands in a heart softened by grace and truth.