Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Proverbs For Performers (Part 16)
Reaping From Wisdom
Without doubt, the Book of Proverbs abounds with a harvest God desires you to have. If you plant and tend His Seeds of wisdom, then you'll watch a wondrous life develop, and that wondrous life will belong to you. Plus, the people most beloved to you are invited to your banquet table.
Like fishes and loaves, great food never stops. You always have room for hungry guests, and the Joy in your presence changes lives. Among outsiders, envy for God grows, as they long for the blessings you possess. But unlike the world, you long to share them, and the Good News of God expands greatly.
Actors, models and talent for Christ: How can you cultivate these precious Seeds that sparkle like jewels in the dirt? As they spring up, they're more delightful. When they flower, they're lovely to see. When they bear fruit, they're scrumptious to eat.
Can you spread this wealth in media? Certainly! Please consider these thoughts:
God's Word (Jesus) embodies His Seed. Through faith's profession, He is planted. Next, wisdom begins to grow in you. You tend wisdom with Living Water and conscientious cultivation; earnest prayer and daily study.
As God's Spirit grows strong in you, your talents become wisdom's flowers: stunning performances to witness. Your behavior becomes wisdom's fruit:* surprising nourishment to refresh.** Therein, the harvest for God is great.
You become exuberant farmers. Your fans become healthy consumers.
To Be Continued...
* 'The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law' (Galatians 5:22-23).
** More benefits from wisdom. Actually, wisdom's benefits are listed throughout Proverbs and the entire Bible, but check out a few more: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=pro+4%3A7-10%2C+20-23&version=NKJV
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