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The Word-Seed

FOUNDATION STATEMENT: In the Kingdom of God system the Word-Seed carries the power-potential to produce a harvest. – Luke 8:11

I. In the Kingdom of God system the Word is the Seed (Luke 8:11, Mark 4:14)

A. The Bible is not a book of rules it’s a bag of seed

1. When you’re in need in the Kingdom of God system, the first thing you must do is go to the Word and get the seed

2. We have been given all things that pertain unto life and godliness through these precious seed promises (2 Peter 1:3-4)

a. Anything that you would ever need that has to do with zoe or being like God has been given to you in the form of a seed

1) You have healing, financial prosperity, victory, and deliverance in seed form

b. God gave you the word-seed and that was grace

1) Grace without faith will keep the word in seed form

B. To the farmer the seed is absolutely necessary and essential if he desires to see a harvest

1. To the farmer who wants to harvest corn, can he do it without the seed? No. To the believer who wants to harvest financial prosperity can he do it with the Word seed? No.

2. In the Kingdom of God system you can do nothing without the Word-Seed.

a. The Word of God is precious seed-promises that are designed to create faith and faith will yield the harvest.

II. The power potential to produce a harvest lies in the seed (Romans 1:16, Hebrews 4:12)

A. There is an inherent or built-in ability in a seed to cause itself to come to pass.

1. Natural seed carries a power to bring itself to pass; The Word-Seed has the built in ability to bring itself to pass

a. The Word-Seed of God carries the power of God (Romans 1:16, Hebrews 4:12)

1) The power to be healed is in that word-seed, the power to be prosperous is in that word-seed, the power to be victorious is in that word seed

2) If a person doesn’t take the seed of the Word to faith, then it can’t become the salvation

b. No Word = No power

B. Without word-seed you have no power to produce a harvest

1. The power to produce a full harvest of corn lies in the corn seed

a. The power to see healing manifest is in the word-seed of healing

b. Without tomato seed you have no ability to see a harvest of tomatoes because the power to see a harvest of tomatoes is in the seed

2. No word (seed) = No faith (tree) > No faith (tree) = No fruit (results)

C. The word is incorruptible seed. (1 Peter 1:23)

1. The word-seed is seed that will not fail under any circumstances when it’s planted in the ground of the heart

a. There is no thing that can keep this word from coming to pass

1) Outside things (problems, sickness, debt, poverty) don’t stop the seed of God’s word from working, because the seed of God’s word cannot be corrupted

2) Jeremiah 17:7-8 – This tree is incorruptible; Things around it aren’t effecting it’s production

b. There is no situation where the Word is not enough

1) James 1 – It’s the perfect law of liberty

2) John 1, 1 Corinthians 13:8 – It’s God and it never fails

3) The Word will not fail to produce faith and faith will not fail to be the victory

2. Things that make it impossible for the seed of God’s Word to work

a. 1) If it’s not in the heart

b. 2) If you’re not walking in love

III. We release the power potential of the Word-seed by sowing it into our hearts

A. That power is released only when that seed is planted in the ground

1. When that word-seed is planted in the heart there is a power release and that word-seed begins to work to bring itself to pass (First the belief, then the development of it, then the harvest)

a. There is healing power in seed-1 Peter 2:24, there is provision power in seed-2 Corinthians 9:8, and there is a release of that power when that word-seed is planted in the ground of your heart

2. The power isn’t released, and the word doesn’t come to pass because you know it in your head; the power is released and the word comes to pass when it is sown in your heart

a. EXAMPLE: The power that the seed carries is not released when that seed is sitting in the back of the truck, the power of that seed is released when that seed is planted in the ground. The seed starts becoming when it is sown.

B. The seed has the potential to reach full harvest, but seed that is not planted, will be seed that does not reach it’s full potential

1. Seed that is sitting in the back of a truck is nothing more than seed with untapped potential

a. If a manifestation is what you desire, then I have to tap the potential of this word-seed by getting this word in my heart

b. The way to bring something forth from a place of unseen to a place of seen is to sow that thing in word-seed form in my heart and that thing will be brought forth in my life

1) We are desiring to bring this thing out of seed from into full manifestation

2. Untapped seed potential – Mark 4:35-41

a. The potential for them to get to the other side is wrapped up in the word seeds that Jesus spoke to them

1) The biggest hurricane that this planet has ever seen can’t corrupt that word seed and keep it from coming to pass

b. They prayed and asked Jesus to do something that he gave them power to do when he gave them the word seed

1) If he’s given me the seed for it, then I don’t have to pray and ask him to do something that I have the potential to do through the seed that He has provided

c. How is it that you have no faith?

1) How is it that you have no tree, when I’ve given you the seed?

C. When that word is in your heart it is working 24/7 to bring itself to pass (Isaiah 55:11)

1. Mark 4:27 – The Farmer was sleeping and rising night and day with that seed in the ground and that seed was working all of the time to manifest itself

a. As long as that seed is in the ground, that seed is working 24 hours a day 7 days a week to bring itself to pass

b. I might not even be able to see that it’s working, but I know that it’s working because the seed is in the ground