“Let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NLT
You’re going to walk through different seasons in life and some of them will be difficult. The Bible says, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, NIV). Some seasons are for reaping, others for sowing.
When you plant a peach tree, you don’t get fruit right away. The peaches come in over time. There’s a waiting period. And when the peaches do come in, they ripen little by little; you pick only a few a day. If you pick too soon, you miss the flavor.
In the same way, you will also experience seasons of waiting. During these times, you may think nothing is happening. You may get tired of doing good. Be encouraged: God is still working, even if you can’t see it. God promises that you will always harvest what you plant. And if what you plant is good, according to today’s scripture, you will “reap a harvest of blessing.” God uses seasons of waiting to build your faith, to draw closer to Him.
But until then, until you see a little shoot stick up out of the ground, you need to trust that God is working – even when you can’t see the fruit of your labor. Keep yourself from discouragement by trusting God. Don’t give up. His promises are always true! Keep doing good, and in time, you will be blessed by God.