Some treat spiritual growth like the lottery.
They pay their ticket price in church attendance and tithing, and cross their fingers hoping that one of these days the Holy Spirit will draw their number.
Life change will pour down on them, washing away their struggles and weakness. They’ll be left with a whole new life, overflowing with faith, patience, and a never-flagging sense of confidence.
But spiritual growth isn’t a lottery. It’s a harvest. Tweet That
Harvests aren’t so simple, and they involve considerably more work. That work is a partnership between the farmer and God.