The Parable of the Seed Growing
And He said, p "The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground,
"and should sleep by night and rise by day, and the seed should sprout and q grow, he himself does not know how.
"For the earth r yields crops by itself: first the blade, then the head, after that the full grain in the head.
"But when the grain ripens, immediately s he puts in the sickle, because the harvest has come."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Matthew 13:24 - 30
Another parable He put forth to them, saying: "The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.
Matthew 13:36 - 43
Then Jesus sent the multitude away and went into the house. And His disciples came to Him, saying, "Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field.
Now it came to pass, afterward, that He went through every city and village, preaching and bringing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with Him.
2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.
Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place.
And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud, "Thrust in Your sickle and reap, for the time has come for You to reap, for the harvest of the earth is ripe.