“Breaking Up Fallow Ground“

Speaker: Troy Champ

Series: Other Messages

Primary text: Hosea 10:12

Speaker: Troy Champ
Series: Other Messages
Primary text: Hosea 10:12

Gardens don't grow on accident.

Gardens don’t grow by accident. When you are in a season of spiritual “meh…”, the analogy from Hosea 10:12-13 may be a helpful guide to help you get unstuck. Like unplowed soil, the hard patches of your soul may need to be tilled and broken up so that you can receive the abundant shower of God’s righteousness and grace. This passage teaches the important lesson that when it comes to getting right with God, God’s grace is not the only player at work. You also play an important role. This passage looks you square in the eye and says, “It’s time. It’s time to take responsibility for your soul.” And when you put in the hard work, the reward is great. So may you break up the fallow ground of your soul, because it’s time to seek him, and he wants to shower righteousness on you.

Other texts in this message: Hosea 10:13, Psalm 139:23-24, Psalm 32

Homework

Soften the soil of your heart.

Pray Psalm 139:23-24

Pray the Penitential Psalms (Psalms of Confession)
Psalms 6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, 143

Song Recommendations:
Refiner’s Fire by Vineyard Worship (featuring Jeremiah Carlson)

Find a new way to seek him in this season.

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Verse for the Week: Hosea 10:12

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Worship Songs

Build My Life
Pat Barrett ft. Cory Ashbury

Refiner's Fire
Vindeyard Worship

I Surrender All
Israel Houghton

Holy Water
We the Kingdom

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