Thursday, August 19, 2010


More sermon notes

Gen. 8:22 "As long as the earth endures, seed time and harvest, cold and heat,
summer and winter, day and night will never cease."
read Lev 23 9-22, 23-44
Exod. 23:14-17 "Three times a year you are to celebrate a festival to me.
"Celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread; for seven days eat bread made without yeast,
as I commanded you. Do this at the appointed time in the month of Abib, for in that
month you came out of Egypt. "No one is to appear before me empty-handed. Celebrate
the Feast of Harvest with the first fruits of the crops you sow in your field.
"Celebrate the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather in your
crops from the field. "Three times a year all the men are to appear before the
Sovereign LORD.
Unleavened bread = Passover =First fruits
Harvest = Weeks = Pentecost
Ingathering = Tabernacles
Exod. 34:22 "Celebrate the Feast of Weeks with the first fruits of the wheat
harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year.
Lev. 23:10 "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: When you enter the land I
am going to give you and you reap its harvest, bring to the priest a sheaf of the
first grain you harvest.
Deut. 16:15 For seven days celebrate the Feast to the LORD your God at the place
the LORD will choose. For the LORD your God will bless you in all your harvest and in
all the work of your hands, and your joy will be complete.
Emphasis on rejoice D12 one place. 14 if too far
Ps. 67:6 Then the land will yield its harvest, and God, our God, will bless us.
Ps. 85:12 The LORD will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its
Emphasis on land and God's salvation tied to land of Israel
Ps. 107:37 They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest;
NT looks to a different harvest
Matt. 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful but the
workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into
his harvest field."
He had called fishermen to a different harvest.
At the end a gathering in.
Matt. 13:30 Let both grow together until the harvest. At that time I will tell the
harvesters: First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles to be burned; then
gather the wheat and bring it into my barn.'"
Matt. 13:39 and the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest is the end of t
he age, and the harvesters are angels.
Parable of tenants showed harvest not coming from Israel
Matt. 21:34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants
to collect his fruit.
Matt. 21:41 "He will bring those wretches to a wretched end," they replied, "and
he will rent the vineyard to other tenants, who will give him his share of the crop
at harvest time."

Rom. 1:13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I planned many times to
home to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might
have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles.

Day of Pentecost gathers first fruit. Now time to gather in more, until last day.
Harvest of judgement to come.
Rev. 14:15 Then another angel came out of the temple and called in a loud voice to
him who was sitting on the cloud, "Take your sickle and reap, because the time to
reap has come, for the harvest of the earth is ripe."

harvest of righteousness

2Cor. 9:10 Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also s
supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your

Gal. 6:9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap
a harvest if we do not give up.

Hebr. 12:11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on,
however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been
trained by it.

James 3:18 Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.

1 comment:

Cammie Novara said...

"Three times a year you are to celebrate a festival to me.
"Celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread; for seven days eat bread made without yeast, as I commanded you." Truer words were never spoken. There's a really fascinating debate that I thought would be of interest on evolution vs. intelligent design going on at