8. Let fall in showers, you heavens, from above, and let the skies rain down righteousness (the pure, spiritual, heavenly life possibilities that have their foundation in the holy being of God); let the earth open and let them, skies and earth, sprout forth salvation, and let righteousness germinate and spring up (as plants do) together; I the Lord have created it. Amp.
Germinate -d) to start developing or growing; sprout or cause to sprout from a seed.
The Lord’s timing is always wonderful. I had 2 tomato plants last summer that I bought from a nearby Nursery. I can only put them in pots on the patio. They were really healthy all year. They were Cherry tomatoes so were very small. But I felt everyone was a gift from the Lord and enjoyed everyone.
At the end of the growing season, one fell off into the pot and was opened, (maybe by a bird). Each seed inside this tiny tomato had sprouted. I only took 2 and planted them in a small pot and took care of them all year. Just today I planted them outside in two pots. They were both maybe at least 10 inches tall. They look very healthy.
Then I see the scripture for today is about the Lord’s germination. When He does something, He does it simply without stress but with perfection. There are no coincidences with Him. I did not expect the little tomato to sprout, but He seems to make lessons out of the simple if we are alert to them.
He has a plan for His latter-day harvest. He knows we need faith to believe that many eyes will be opened, and many ears will hear. We have been praying and waiting for answers to some of our prayers for a long, long time. When He takes the reigns and brings the small things to pass, they can speak volumes.
In Isaiah 45:8 He is telling the heavens to rain down righteousness and let it sprout forth salvation germinating as plants to. If He can feed all of His creatures on this earth, He well knows how to save to the uttermost. That is His plan. He has created it. All we have to do is reap the harvest.
Psalm 126:5-6 They who sow in tears shall reap in joy and singing.
6. He who goes forth bearing seed and weeps at needing his precious supply of grain for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. Amp.