Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground;
"Listen! A sower went out to sow.
The wicked person earns deceitful wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a genuine reward.
He who watches the wind will not sow, and he who observes the clouds will not reap.
Does a farmer just keep on plowing at planting time? Does he keep breaking up and harrowing his ground?
you will be blessed, you who plant seed by all the banks of the streams, you who let your ox and donkey graze.
He told them many things in parables, saying: "Listen! A sower went out to sow.
"A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell along the path and was trampled on, and the wild birds devoured it.
The one who reaps receives pay and gathers fruit for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who reaps can rejoice together.
I tell you the solemn truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains by itself alone. But if it dies, it produces much grain.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused it to grow.
And the fruit that consists of righteousness is planted in peace among those who make peace.
1 Peter 1:23
You have been born anew, not from perishable but from imperishable seed, through the living and enduring word of God.