Jody WinstonJuly 10, 2005
Grace and peace are gifts for you from God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Let’s listen in as a farmer goes down to the local bank and asks the loan ofﬁcerfor some money to buy some seed, in other words the farmer is looking for a seedloan.
(excited about making possible a deal)
: “Hey Josh, it’s really good to seeyou!”
(good old boy)
: “It’s good to see you too. You know how hard for me tocome in and spend some time with you because I’m so busy down on the farmwith work and such. Today’s no exception either, so I’ll just have to cut to thechase. I need to take out a seed loan.”
(still trying to work on making a deal)
: “You know Josh that I’d love tomake a deal with you and have your business. How many acres do you plan toplant this season?”
: “Well, I only have a small ﬁeld down by the river that has good enough soilfor the type of seed that I’m planning to plant...”
: “Josh, then the loan should be easy enough for us to pro-cess. I’m glad to hear that this isn’t one of your wild and crazy ideas that I’ve
Romans 1:7, 1 Corinthians 1:3, 2 Corinthians 1:2, Galatians 1:3, Ephesians 1:2, Philippians1:2, 2 Thessalonians 1:2, Philemon 1:3.