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Deuteronomy 28:38-40 (JDV)

Deuteronomy 28:38 “You will sow much seed in the field but harvest little, because locusts will devour it.
Deuteronomy 28:39 You will plant and cultivate vineyards but not drink the wine or gather the grapes, because worms will eat them.
Deuteronomy 28:40 You will have olive trees throughout your territory but not moisten your skin with oil, because your olives will drop off.

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The Israelites were involved in many activities that they expected to be productive, but if they turned their back on God and his commands, they could only expect those activities to produce nothing. Their relationship with God was the difference between productivity and futility.

Hey, there, busy person! How is all that activity working out for you? I see a lot of seed going into the ground, but who is harvesting your crops? Are the locusts and worms getting to it? It is that missing element in your life that is making all the difference.

Lord, we are tired of living in futility. Come and restore us.

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About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
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