14 Bible Verses About Reaping What You Sow
The following scriptures provides us with a better understanding of how God wants us to live our lives using this basic yet powerful principle.
The saying you reap what you sow is one that most of us as Christians have come across in our walk. We know that we need to plant a seed which describes the sowing part of the phrase. In order to harvest those sows we need to fully understand the reaping portion and what it means. The following Bible verses taken from the King James version teaches us God’s message that you reap what you sow.
24 And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.
And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things?
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Hopefully you take the time to study some of these verses moving forward as applying this principle to your life can have a great benefits. We ask for God’s mercy in prayers and forgiveness for our sins, the fact that we reap what we sow tells us that part of the process of sowing seeds requires us to also follow through with our God given tools to reap as well.