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Prayer Journal: Day 241

Day 241

Very truly I tell you, 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. – John 12:24 NIV

Jesus spoke to people in parables because He knew that if He used storytelling to illustrate His points, people would relate to the message. 

People never expected to receive a savior who would die for their sins. They were expecting a king. Instead, Jesus came to them in a humble state.

A plant, when it buds, has a lot of potential. We don’t always see it blossom because a snow or freeze might come before it has a chance to bloom. 

Jesus gently and carefully nurtures our faith as we grow. As we gain strength, we can share His love with more confidence. Amen. 

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