Bible references

Grape harvest

Grape harvest

Scripture  References – cultivation and lessons from nature

We have gathered a series of Bible references to to explain the theological basis to the vision and work of Parable Garden and to facilitate others in researching the related themes of cultivation, seasons and parables.

Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you. James 1.21

So was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet “I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden since the creation of the world”.  Matthew 13.35

I went past the field of a sluggard, past the vineyard of someone who has no sense thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw. Proverbs 24.30-32

I am the true vine, and my father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes to make it more fruitful. John 15.2

Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable them they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? Matthew 6.26-27

For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. God alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken. Psalm 62.1-2

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me. John 10.27

Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.’ Mark 6.31

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads besides quiet waters, he restores my soul. Psalm 23.1-3

I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security. Jeremiah 33.6b

So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1.27

‘Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life.’ John 4:13-14

I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys. I will turn the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into springs. Isaiah 41.18